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Emily Jarome (Padua) was selected as the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Rookie of the Week

 Emily Jarome (Padua) was selected as the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Rookie of the Week

(Jarome, Towson)

RICHMOND, Va. -- After a strong week on the attack, Towson University women's volleyball freshman Emily Jarome (Padua) was selected as the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Rookie of the Week. The league office made the announcement Monday afternoon.

Jarome finished her week with 20 kills, including 15 in the Tigers' five-set epic at Charleston on Saturday afternoon. Against the Cougars, Jarome hit for .220, putting down 15 kills on 41 swings.

The rookie scored four service aces, including three on Wednesday in her triumphant return to her home state. The newcomer added 22 digs on the week, including 17 against Charleston. She added a pair of block assists as well.

The Wilmington, Delaware native collects her second CAA Rookie of the Week plaudits in the last three weeks as she was tabbed on Oct. 15.

Charleston's Allison Beckman was selected as the CAA Offensive Player of the Week while UNCW's Katie McCullough was named CAA Defensive Player of the Week.

Towson rounds out its five-match road swing Monday night with a 7 p.m. showdown at UNCW. First serve is set for 7 p.m. at Hanover Hall in Wilmington, North Carolina.


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