Story written and posted by Hayden Barbosa, Rivier University Assistant Sports Information Director
(Nashua, N.H.) The Rivier University Athletic Department is proud to announce senior Khaynen Yocca (Pittsburgh, Pa) has been selected as the GNAC, Offensive Player of the Week.
In a 2-0 week against the GNAC's top competition, the Raiders picked up wins over Wentworth and JWU on Saturday afternoon to remain the only undefeated team in league play. The senior middle hitter hit an even .500 en route to an average of 2.44 kills per set, registering 13 kills on 22 attempts (.455) in a 3-2 win at Wentworth to go with seven digs and five blocks. Later in the day, he followed up with nine kills on 14 tries (.571) in a four-set victory over JWU. He also averaged 0.78 blocks per set for the Raiders. Yocca currently sits on the top of the conference leader board for hitting percentage at an impressive .388.