Gomes Picks Up Fourth NECC Rookie Of The Week Honor

Gomes Picks Up Fourth NECC Rookie Of The Week Honor

Attleboro, Mass. – For the fourth time this season, Dean College men's volleyball star freshman Diondre Gomes (Fairhaven, Mass.) has been named the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Rookie of the Week it was announced on Monday.

Gomes had another stellar week as the Bulldogs wrapped up the month of March at 9-1 overall and winners of five straight matches.

In a quick, 3-0 win over Newbury, Gomes hammered down 18 kills on .389 hitting to go along with four digs, two service aces and a pair of block solos.

Then, in Dean's 3-0 triumph at Southern Vermont, Gomes continued his season-long display of offensive excellence with 14 kills, while adding 12 digs and four service aces.

In 22 matches this season, Gomes ranks second in the NECC in kills per set (4.12) and service aces per set (0.55).

The Bulldogs are scheduled to return to action on Tuesday when they host Eastern Nazarene beginning at 7:00 p.m.