March 14, 2016 - NEWARK, NJ – Junior Jabarry Goodridge was named Male Athlete of the Week honors for his performance through March 14. Goodridge, from Bridgetown, Barbados, helped the Highlanders to a 3-0 win streak with wins against Holy Names (CA) and two wins against EIVA opponent Charleston (WV).
The 6'2" outside hitter tallied 44 kills posting a .419 hitting percentage, 11 digs, nine blocks and five serving aces for 54.5 total points in three games. In NJIT's 3-0 win against Holy Names (CA) on March 8, Goodridge led the team in kills (14).
On Friday's 3-0 win against Charleston (WV) Goodridge led the game in kills with 14, hitting.500, and accumulated five blocks. In the Highlanders second win against Charleston (WV) on Saturday, Goodridge tallied another game-high 16 kills, and led the game in digs (8) and aces (4) while also recording four blocks.
Goodridge leads the EIVA conference in kills (263), kills per set (4.61), points (306.5), and points per set (5.4). Goodridge also ranks in the top five in hitting percentage (third, .324), block solos (t-fourth, 8), service aces (t-third, 20) and service aces per set (fifth, 0.35).