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.
Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson averaged 7.89 kills, 3.00 digs and 0.56 blocks per set, while hitting .400 in wins over Tulsa and Wichita State in a record-setting weekend en route to her second VolleyMob Player of the Week honor.
Morehead State’s Olivia Lohmeier claimed her third OVC Offensive Player of the Week nods, whie setter Chandler Clark earned her second league nod.
After a host of career nights and the program record 280th win for coach Jamie Gordon on Wednesday, Morehead State returns home to face Southeast Missouri on Saturday.
After concluding a three-game homestand with a sweep on in-state rival Eastern Kentucky, Morehead State volleyball (12-4, 3-0 OVC) travels to Clarksville, Tenn. to face Austin Peay (13-2, 3-0) on Saturday.
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.
Saturday’s 3-0 victory over Tennessee Tech marked the program’s 350th Ohio Valley Conference victory, extending Morehead State’s OVC-record conference play win total.