Georgia Tech’s Bergmann and North Carolina’s Shaffmaster Win ACC Volleyball Weekly Awards


GREENSBORO, North Carolina ( – Georgia Tech away forward Julia Bergmann has been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Volleyball Player of the Week, while North Carolina away forward Mabrey Shaffmaster has been named the Freshman of the Week.

Bergmann propelled Georgia Tech to a historic weekend, as the Yellow Jackets swept across Virginia and beat the previously undefeated No.2 Pitt in five sets for the highest-ranked victory in program history. The Munich, Germany junior racked up 42 kills (5.25 per set) with an attacking percentage of 0.410, adding 15 digs, five blocks and a pair of aces over the two games. Against Virginia, the veteran out hitter posted 18 kills and a 0.441 hitting percentage, while adding nine digs and a defensive block en route to the sweep. Bergmann continued his success by recording 24 kills with a solid .386, including a pair of aces as well as six digs and four blocks in the win over the Panthers.

Shaffmaster had a strong performance in wins over Wake Forest and Virginia Tech. The New Castle, Indiana rookie had 16 kills on a 0.419 save percentage against Wake Forest. Shaffmaster added five aces and 20 digs in the win over Virginia Tech. Rookie Tar Heel had 24 kills, 0.400 hitting percentage, 27 digs, five aces and one block on the weekend.

2021 CCA Volleyball Player of the Week

August 31 – Julia Bergmann, Jr., OH, Georgia Tech
September 7 – Kayla Lund, Gr., OH, Pitt | Marina Markova, Jr., MB, Syracuse
September 14 – Chinaza Ndee, Sr., RS, Pitt
Sep 21 – Anna Stevenson, Gr., MB, Louisville
September 28 – Mariana Brambilla, Sr., RS, Georgia Tech
October 5 – Anna Stevenson, Gr., MB, Louisville | Aubrey Hamilton, So., Ohio, Notre-Dame
October 12 – Julia Bergmann, Jr., OH, Georgia Tech

2021 ACC Volleyball Freshmen of the Week
August 31 – Bianca Bertolino, OH, Georgia Tech
September 7 – Bianca Bertolino, Ohio, Georgia Tech
Sep 14 – Elena Scott, L, Louisville | Jada Allen, MB, State of North Carolina
September 21 – Elena Scott, L, Louisville
September 28 – Elena Scott, L, Louisville
October 5 – Khori Louis, MB, State of Florida
October 12 –Mabrey Shaffmaster, OH, North Carolina


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