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Thornton Earns Player of the Week Honors

October 27, 1998

GREENSBORO, N.C. – League officials announced this afternoon that
Florida State junior middle hitter Aisha Thornton was selected the Atlantic Coast Conference Volleyball Co-Player of the Week after helping to lead the Lady Seminoles to straight-set road victories over Duke and Wake Forest this weekend.

Thornton, who also earned the honor last week, averaged 5.17 kills
per game and recorded a .583 hitting percentage through the two matches.
Against the Demon Deacons, Thornton recorded a match-high 15 kills on 21
attempts with no errors for a .714 hitting performance.

With the two wins over the weekend, Florida State extended its win
streak to six matches and improved to 17-7 overall and 7-3 in the ACC. The squad will host Georgia Tech and Clemson this weekend.

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