January 28, 2010

Matt Hohenberger Collects Rookie of the Week Accolades

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following his first week of intercollegiate competition, freshman Matt Hohenberger was voted the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division Rookie of the Week. His performance powered the nationally-ranked No. 13 Engineers to a 4-1 start and a second-place finish at the SUNY New Paltz Invitational.

Hohenberger averaged 5.00 points, 4.00 kills, and 0.79 aces per set while hitting .417. He opened the week with nine kills and six aces in a sweep of division foe Lesley University which was followed by 11 kills and three aces versus No. 10 Baruch College. In a 3-0 sweep of the host Hawks, Hohenberger recorded his best match, planting 17 kills with three aces for a stellar .682 hitting percentage. The St. Louis, Mo. native was a perfect 8-for-8 on attack in one set of a sweep over Elms College before landing 11 kills in a 3-0 win against Emmanuel College.