Jocelyn Kuilan of Towson earned her first Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Offensive Player of the Week honor of the 2018 season while UNCW’s Kendall Bender took home CAA Defensive Player of the Week honors and Hofstra’s Aisha Skinner was named CAA Rookie of the Week.
George Mason junior Bailey Williams and VCU junior Vicky Giommarini were named the Atlantic 10 Conference Volleyball Co-Players of the Week, while George Masonjunior Catie Espinoza was named Defensive Player of the Week.
Canisius’s 25-15, 25-20, 25-16 win over Fairfield on Saturday marked a major upset as the Stags had not dropped a conference match in its last 58 tries, dating to Oct. 22, 2015
Senior libero Catie Espinoza set the program standard for career digs against Fordham Friday night. Espinoza pulled up 33 digs in the 3-1 victory to move her career total to 1,278 and snap the 24-year old record.
he Texas State volleyball team defeated Georgia Southern 3-1 (23-25, 25-14, 25-21, 25-22) in Sun Belt Conference action Friday night inside Hanner Fieldhouse to move to 15-5, 6-0 Sun Belt.
Toledo’s Maurissa Leonard became the sixth active player with 2,000 digs to her credit with a 23-save haul against Ball State on Thursday.
SUN Conference Volleyball league play continues this weekend with a full slate of action. This weekend’s schedule is highlighted by a number of battles of unbeatens, as FGCU hosts Kennesaw State; a rematch of the 2017 ASUN Championship Final. Liberty also puts their unblemished ASUN mark on the line when they take on fellow undefeated, Lipscomb.
Through two weeks of American play, UCF, Cincinnati and Tulsa remain undefeated against conference opponents this season with 3-0 records. The top of the league’s standings will clash over the weekend when UCF welcomes Tulsa to the Venue on Friday, October 5.
Class of 2020 OH/DS Evelyn Diederich has committed to South Dakota.
Class of 2020 middle blocker Meg Mersman has committed to Lipscomb.