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Amherst Volleyball 2000 Milestones
Team Accomplishments:
1) Finished with a 27-5 overall record, 8-2 in NESCAC play
2) 2000 NESCAC Champions
3) Earned automatic bid to third consecutive NCAA Tournament
4) Ranked third in the nation in blocks (3.52 bpg.)
5) 10th in team hitting percentage (.281)
6) 16th in match won-lost percentage (.844)


Individual Accomplishments:
1) Junior setter Meredith DeMeules (Los Angeles, CA):
*First-Team All-NESCAC
*NESCAC Player of the Week for the period ending Sept. 18 after tallying 154 assists (9.06/gm.) and 55 digs (3.24/gm) as Amherst rolled to a 5-0 record to start the season
*NESCAC Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 5 after leading the Jeffs to a three-match NESCAC Tournament sweep


2) Junior outside hitter Erica Hewes (Woodside, CA):
*Second-Team All-NESCAC
*Third in the NESCAC with 433 kills in 115 games (3.77/gm)


3) First-year middle hitter Lauren Wong (San Francisco, CA):
*Led the NESCAC in blocks with 138 in 103 games (1.34/gm)

4) Senior outside hitter Liza Abeles (Santa Fe, NM):
*Tenth in the NESCAC with 73 blocks in 93 games (0.78/gm)

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