Springfield, Mass. - October 4, 2018 - Springfield College's Sara Labadorf (Huntersville, N.C.) was honored for her standout play by being selected as the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Women's Volleyball North Regional Rookie of the Month.
Labadorf has had a standout start to her collegiate career as the Health Science major directed a Springfield team to a 15-2 record in the month of September. In her first season with the Pride, Labadorf ranks 21st in the country in total assists (646) and 31st nationally in assists per set (10.09). Under her leadership, Springfield's offense currently ranks 13th in Division III women's volleyball in team hitting percentage at .251.
Springfield, which is receiving votes in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III National Coaches Poll, is currently 16-2 on the year, and sit atop the the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) standings with a 6-0 conference record.
The Pride will next hit the courts on Friday night when it hosts Westfield St. at 6 pm.