BOSTON -- Freshman middle hitter Karen Harrington (Windham, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire volleyball team has been named America East Rookie of the Week as announced by the America East conference Monday afternoon.
She recorded 12 kills, nine digs and 21 total blocks on the week, including a career-high 10 blocks in a 3-1 win vs. Brown on Friday, Sept. 27. She averaged 2.33 blocks per game in UNH's three matches last week. Harrington currently leads the Wildcats squad with 52 total blocks for an average of 1.24 per game. Harrington ranks second in the America East leaderboard with 1.24 kills per game and ranks fifth on the 'Cats squad with 77 kills.
The Wildcat volleyball team returns to action Tuesday, Oct. 1 vs. Connecticut. Match time is 7 p.m. at Lundholm Gymnasium.