Morehead State’s Lohmeier Named OVC Player of the Year
Morehead State’s Olivia Lohmeier was selected as the 2018 Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year. SIUE’s Hope Everett was named the Freshman of the Year, while Murray State’s Becca Fernandez and UT Martin’s Brooke Gyori shared Defensive Player of the Year honors.
OVC Tabs Knutson, Gerig, Clark, Kruize as Players of the Week
Eastern Kentucky’s Cassie Knutson, Austin Peay’s Ginny Gerig, Morehead State’s Chandler Clark and Tennessee State’s JoJo Kruize were honored by the Ohio Valley Conference for their Week 5 efforts.
Penn State Crushes Competition to Open 3-0, Leath Named MVP
Penn State did not allow any of its foes more than 21 points in a set during three opening weekend sweeps, while hitting .300 or better and holding foes under .100. Transfer Taylor Leath was tabbed as Penn State Classic MVP.
Murray State Selected As OVC Preseason Favorite; Full Predictions & Awards
Murray State heads into 2018 as the Ohio Valley Conference favorites.
An Upset & A Barnburner Highlight Day 1 of OVC Tournament
Day 1 of the OVC Tournament included an Eastern Illinois upset, a Eastern Kentucky comeback from 14-10 in Set 5 and the regular season champ Austin Peay cruising to a sweep.
VolleyMob Player of the Week: Carlyle Nusbaum, Lipscomb
Lipscomb junior outside hitter Carlyle Nusbaum averaged 7.43 kills and 4.14 digs per set en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
VolleyMob Player of the Week: Olga Strantzali, Miami (Fla.)
Miami (Fla.) senior outside hitter Olga Strantzali averaged 5.83 kills per set, while hitting at a .500 clip and adding 3.33 digs per set in wins over league leader N.C. State and North Carolina en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
EKU Slated To Host Two Conference Matches This Weekend
The Eastern Kentucky University volleyball team returns home this weekend to host matches against Belmont University on Friday at 6 p.m. and Tennessee State University on Saturday at 2 p.m.
VolleyMob Player of the Week: Lindsey Ruddins, UC Santa Barbara
UCSB outside hitter Lindsey Ruddins notched 6.64 kills per set, while hitting at a .300 clip, and pulling up 3.18 digs per set en route to VolleyMob and Big West Player of the Week honors.
Eastern Kentucky Slated For Pair Of OVC Road Matches
The Eastern Kentucky University volleyball team hits the road this weekend to play a pair of Ohio Valley Conference games at the University of Tennessee at Martin on Friday and Southeast Missouri State University on Saturday.