FOREST, Va. – For the third time this season, sophomore Miranda Hall (Mechanicsville, Va./Hanover) has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. Hall also won the honor for the weeks ending on September 25 and October 16.
Hall finished the week with 48 kills through four matches. She made just 19 errors on 129 attacks, making her hitting percentage .225 for the week. She also added two assists, 19 digs and two blocks. All-in-all, she was responsible for 3.5 points/set in the final week of the regular season.
Randolph-Macon started its week with a win over ODAC opponent Virginia Wesleyan 3-0 on Tuesday evening. Hall had 11 kills against the Marlins. It was the final regular season match for R-MC and ensured that 2017 would mark the third year in a row that the Yellow Jackets did not lose a match to a conference opponent. R-MC is the regular season champion for the fourth year in a row as well.
R-MC finished the regular season at the Emory National Invitational in Atlanta, Ga. on Friday & Saturday. The team faced #24 Berry College on Friday afternoon, which is also the #1 team in the region, beating the Vikings 3-0. Hall finished with 11 kills in that match as well.
Later Friday evening, Randolph-Macon took on #8 Emory, which ranks second in the region. Hall put on a stellar performance in the five-set match with 20 kills and only 6 errors on 47 attacks, making her hit percentage .298. She added eight digs and a block in the 3-2 loss for R-MC.
Hall added six kills as the Yellow Jackets faced Birmingham-Southern in a 3-0 loss Saturday afternoon. R-MC finished 1-2 at the tournament, but wrapped up a 20-6 season overall. BSC is the sixth ranked team in the region.
The Yellow Jackets will face Eastern Mennonite in the quarterfinal round of the ODAC Tournament this Wednesday at 7:00 PM in Crenshaw Gymnasium