Chianco Named Little East Defensive Player of the Week

Chianco Named Little East Defensive Player of the Week

PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Senior libero Macayla Chianco (Clearwater, Fla.) collected her first Little East Conference Defensive Player of the Week as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon.

The Florida native, became the newest member of the 1,000 club during the Beacons trip to the west coast.  On the week, Chianco registered 5.21 digs per set.  With her 1,000th dig, Chianco became the fourth player in program history to achieve the career milestone.  Her week was highlighted by a 28-dig performance in the 3-2 win over Pomona-Pitzer.  She also recorded 18 digs in the loss to Whittier College.  To date, Chianco sits third in the conference in digs with 267 and digs per set with 4.17 this season.