Burlington, Ont. – Chiara Da Silva has been named IG Wealth Management Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Female Athlete of the Week, powered by Planters, for the period ending November 4, 2018.
Female Athlete of the Week – Chiara Da Silva (Toronto, Ont.) – 2nd Year – York Lions
The York Lions women’s volleyball team is off to a 3-0 start this season, and a big reason why they were able to tack on two more victories this past week was thanks to OUA Female Athlete of the Week, Chiara Da Silva.
The second-year setter had her fingerprints all over the Lions latest wins – a 3-1 victory over Guelph and a 3-0 triumph against Trent – thanks to her precision work at the net and uncanny ability to thrive whenever the ball came her way. The Toronto native had 36 assists to go along with 11 digs, two points, and two service aces against the Gryphons, before following that up with another 30 assists, three digs, and two kills against the Excalibur. Da Silva truly shone in each aspect of the game this week.
After her strong start to the season, Da Silva currently ranks sixth in the OUA with 8.18 assists per set.