Murray State’s Brown, McBee Among OVC’s Best of Week 9

  0 volleymob | October 22nd, 2018 | College - Women's Indoor, Division I Mid-Major, News

Courtesy: Ohio Valley Conference

Offensive Player of the Week

Dacia Brown, Oh, R-Sr., 5-11, Memphis, Tenn. – Murray State
Brown led the Racers with 34 kills on a .370 hitting percentage last week. She had a career-best 20 kills in the win over Jacksonville State and added 14 in the three-set victory over Tennessee Tech. She also had a pair of blocs in each match and tied a career-high with three service aces over TTU.

Others Nominated: Logan Carger, Austin Peay; Mackenzie LePage, Belmont; Cassie Knutson, Eastern Kentucky; Olivia Lohmeier, Morehead State; Hope Everett, Julia Pierson, Tennessee State; Rachel Thomas, Tennessee Tech; Megan Fair, UT Martin

Defensive Player of the Week

Anne Hughes, DS, R-Jr., 5-7, St. Charles, Ill. – Eastern Illinois
Hughes saw action in all six sets last week as EIU picked up a pair of sweeps. She finished with 19 digs versus Eastern Kentucky and had 16 against Morehead State.

Others Nominated: Ginny Gerig, Austin Peay; Maddie Fella, Morehead State; Becca Fernanadez, Murray State; Jordyn Klein, SIUE; Rachel Henderson, Tennessee State; Kirsten Brugere, Tennessee Tech; Brooke Gyori, UT Martin

Setter of the Week

Ashley McBee, S, So., 5-5, Brevard, N.C. – Murray State
McBeen led the team with 87 assist and helped the Racers hit .309 as a team. She registered a career-high with 53 assists against Jacksonville State and tallied 34 assists in the three-set win over Tennessee Tech. McBee also had 13 digs versus Tech and 10 digs against JSU. She now has four double-doubles on the season. McBee recorded eight blocks on the week, including a career-best six versus Jacksonville State

Others Nominated: Carloine Waite, Austin Peay; Carly Mason, Belmont; Taylor Smith, Eastern Illinois; Chandler Clark, Morehead State; Mallory Nicholson, SIUE; Laken Te’o, Tennessee State; Susie Jeziorowski, Tennessee Tech

Newcomer of the Week

Hope Everett, MB, R-Fr., 6-3, Norris City, Ill. – SIUE
Everett recorded 12 kills in both wins against Morehead State and Eastern Kentucky last week. She had a team-leading  .364 hitting percentage in the victory over Morehead State while hitting .258 against EKU. She added six blocks for the weekend.

Others Nominated: Karli Graham, Austin Peay; Carly Mason, Belmont; Lexie Libs, Jacksonville State; Allison Whitten, Morehead State; JoJo Kruize, Tennessee State; Taylor Dorsey, Tennessee Tech

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