UTICA, N.Y. — Utica College freshman Brandi Blaszak was named the Empire 8 Conference Rookie of the Week for the second time Monday.
Blaszak, a graduate of Whitesboro High School and former Caroga Lake Volleyball Club player, led the Pioneers with 16 blocks in six matches last week. She also had 50 kills and added 24 digs. Blaszak entered the week leading the conference with 89 blocks, averaging 1.02 per game. She also had a team-best 202 kills.
The Pioneers were 7-17 overall entering the Hartwick College Holiday Inn Invitational Friday.