Worcester, Mass.- Clark University sophomore Marimo Oka (Fukuoka, Japan) was named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Volleyball Defensive Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
The Cougars went 2-2 on the week playing Keene St. at home before playing Westfield State, Eastern Connecticut and Trinity in the Trinity Invitational. In four games Oka tallied 120 digs and 27 assists for the Cougars. She helped lead her team to a 3-2 victory over Eastern Connecticut with 51 digs in the match. After this weekend she has totaled 177 digs on the season.
The Cougars are back in action on Tuesday, September 10 when they travel to UMass Dartmouth for 6 PM start.