February 24, 2010

Matt Hohenberger Cops NECVA Honors

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Freshman Matt Hohenberger continued MIT’s streak of league accolades as he was named the North East Collegiate Volleyball Conference (NECVA) Rookie of the Week in addition to earning New England Division plaudits. This was his first time he was selected as NECVA’s overall recipient while he earned his third New England Division award.

In a 4-2 week for the Engineers, Hohenberger averaged 4.11 kills, a .418 hitting percentage, 0.78 blocks, and 0.61 aces. He notched four kills on five errorless-attempts, three aces, and three blocks in two sets versus Lesley University. Hohenberger then racked up 14 kills, a .722 hitting performance, and two blocks in a sweep of Harvard University. He registered six kills on nine swings against SUNY IT before compiling 16 kills, a .650 hitting percentage, and five aces versus nationally-ranked No. 12 Ramapo College. Hohenberger contributed eight kills in a loss to No. 7 Rivier College and followed with a season-high 26 kills and six blocks against Endicott College.