NORFOLK, Va. – Coppin State’s Miajavon Coleman (San Antonio, Texas) was named the MEAC Volleyball Co-Player of the Week while Andrea Tsvetanova (Sofia, Bulgaria) received Setter of the Week honors, it was announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
This is the seventh time in her career that Coleman has been named the Conference’s Player of the Week, and the first weekly award of Tsvetanova’s tenure at Coppin after transferring from Western Nebraska CC prior to the season.
A senior from San Antonio, Texas, Coleman averaged 4.00 kills and 2.58 digs per set while hitting .198 with a pair of double-doubles, leading the Eagles to a 2-1 weekend at Penn’s Sheraton University City Volleyball Invitational. Coleman was also named to the All-Tournament Team for her efforts.
Open the Tournament with a four-set win over Canisius on Friday, Coleman recorded a double-double 14 kills and 12 digs to go with three blocks. Coleman followed up with a 19 kill, nine dig performance in a win over Bucknell before tallying 15 kills and ten digs at Penn.
Coleman currently leads the MEAC with 4.05 kills per set and double-doubles (5) while ranking sixth with 3.27 digs per set. Over the weekend, she passed Brittany Arvin for third on Coppin’s all-time kills list and now has 1,101 in her career. Coleman now ranks eighth in MEAC history with 1,214.5 points.
Hailing from Sofia, Bulgaria, Tsvetanova also earned All-Tournament Team honors over the weekend, putting up 7.83 assists, 3.42 digs and 0.50 blocks per set with three double-doubles. Splitting time at setter in the opener against Canisius, Tsvetanova tallied 15 assists and 15 digs before recording 37 assists and 12 assists in a win over Bucknell on Saturday. Tsvetanova closed out the Tournament with a season-high 42 assists to go with 14 digs, five blocks and three kills against Penn.
Through six matches, Tsvetanova ranks fourth in assists (7.55) and second in double-doubles (four) while directing the Eagles offense to a .167 hitting percentage and 10.95 kills per set, both of which rank second in the MEAC.
The Eagles return to action on Wednesday, September 8 when they welcome George Washington University to PEC Arena for a 5 pm start.
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