Ricky Albano, Springfield College

3/3/2003

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Ricky Albano, Springfield College
Sophomore, Middle Blocker, 6-4 (
Spencerport, N.Y. - Spencerport High School)

 

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Ricky Albano, a 6-4 sophomore middle blocker for second-ranked Springfield College (12-6, 8-0 EIVA Hay), has been chosen the AVCA/Sports Imports Division III Men's National Player of the Week. He led the Pride to a pair of road sweeps over EIVA Conference foe Vassar and Division I Harvard. Albano hit an errorless .889 with 16 kills on 18 attempts against Vassar, adding three digs, one assist and one block. Springfield held onto first place in the EIVA Hay Division with the victory. Albano recorded seven kills, two blocks a dig and an ace in the win over Harvard. He averaged 3.83 kills, while hitting at a .677 clip (23-2-31) over the course of the week. Both statistics are significantly above Albano's current season averages of 1.45 kills per game and .397 hitting percentage.

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