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UMass Boston’s Players of the Week

Sarah Shapiro (Women’s Cross Country)

Shapiro was named Little East Conference Player of the Week, for her third time this year, in the period of Oct 11-17. Shapiro dominated the Eastern Nazarene College Invitational by leaving a runner-up 1:42 behind and contributed to the team’s second victory of the season. The Weymouth native also finished second in the Rhode Island College Invitational and Tri-State Championships, and finished third in the Roger Williams College Invitational. Date Race Place Time (5K)September 11 Massachusetts Maritime Invitational 1st 19:03September 18 UMass Dartmouth XC Invitational 121st 21:24September 25 Rhode Island College Invitational 2nd 19:35October 2 Tri-State Championships 2nd 19:53October 9 Roger Williams College Invitational 3rd record unavailableOctober 16 Eastern Nazarene College Invitational 1st 19:42

Stephanie Adams (Women’s Volleyball)

Adams won her first LEC Offensive Player of the Week award in her three-year collegiate career. The junior middle hitter recorded 31 kills in four matches (16 games) with a .250 hitting percentage during the week of October 11-17. The Whitman native also executed 31 service aces to dominate the conference in service aces per game at 1.40, more than double-scoring the second place (0.65). Adams leads the Beacons with 115 digs and is second with 38 receipts, 95 kills and 12 blocks.

Season Stat Total 2004-05 (62 games)

Service Aces: 87 (#1 in LEC) Service Aces per game: 1.40 (#1 in LEC)Kills: 95 Blocks: 12Digs: 115 Receipts: 38