ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Anyla Kryeziu of Montreat is the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) Volleyball Attacker of the Week, the league announced Monday. Also honored were Maggie McGraw of Union and Abby Graham of Montreat as the Defender and Setter of the Week, respectively.

This is the seventh edition of the weekly honors for the 2017 season. The next set of awards will be announced on Oct. 16.

AAC Attacker of the Week

Anyla Kryeziu - Montreat - Sr. - Prishtina, Kosovo

  • Had 50 kills and a 0.385 hitting percentage for the week.
  • Posted 22 kills ina 3-1 win over Brenau.
  • Added 19 kills in a 3-2 win over Milligan.
  • Also had 8 digs and 7 total blocks on the week.
  • This is her first weekly honor this season.


AAC Defender of the Week

Maggie McGraw - Union - Jr. - Elkhorn, Wis.

  • Recorded 59 digs on the week, averaging 4.92 digs per set.
  • Had 6 service aces and 12 assists as well.
  • Filled in at libero and notched 22 digs versus Bluefield.
  • Registered a career-high 26 digs against Brescia (Ky.).
  • Recently recorded her 1,000th career dig.
  • This is her first weekly honor this season.


AAC Setter Player of the Week

Abby Graham - Montreat - Sr. - Chattanooga, Tenn.

  • Averaged 11.23 assists per set with 135 in 12 sets.
  • Posted a high of 60 assists in a 3-2 win over Milligan.
  • Helped Montreat go 3-0 in AAC play last week.
  • Also notched 3 kills, 1 block, and 23 digs on the week.
  • This is her second weekly award this season.


Previous Player of the Week award winners
Week 1 - Marissa Langford, Milligan (Attacker); Alyssa Rupert, Milligan (Defender); Kellee Geren, Milligan (Setter)
Week 2 - Rachel Andrews, Union (Attacker); Paulina Hileman, Union (Defender); Carson Gray, Union (Setter)
Week 3 - Rachel Andrews, Union (Attacker); Paulina Hileman, Union (Defender); Erinn Marroquin, Reinhardt (Setter)
Week 4 - Tessa Colden, Reinhardt (Attacker); Karina Lozada, St. Andrews (Defender); Abby Graham, Montreat (Setter)
Week 5 - Tessa Colden, Reinhardt (Attacker); Paulina Hileman, Union (Defender); Camry McCroskey, Bluefield (Setter)
Week 6 - Marissa Langford, Milligan (Attacker); Kendra Johnson, Montreat (Defender); Kellee Geren, Milligan (Setter)
Week 7 - Anyla Kryeziu, Montreat (Attacker); Maggie McGraw, Union (Defender); Abby Graham, Montreat (Setter)