Texas State, UTA, Coastal Carolina Nab Sun Belt Accolades

  0 volleymob | October 01st, 2018 | College - Women's Indoor, Division I Mid-Major, News

Courtesy: Sun Belt Conference


Janell Fitzgerald, Texas State (Fr., OH, Mansfield, Texas)
Texas State freshman outside hitter Janell Fitzgerald averaged 4.14 kills per set (29 total) and hit .389 (eight errors on 54 swings) in a pair of victories. Fitzgerald hit .412 and led the Bobcats with a career-high 18 kills against Little Rock. She then had 11 kills and just four errors in a sweep over the Red Wolves. Fitzgerald also added seven digs and five blocks across the two victories to extend Texas State’s winning streak to eight straight.


Madelyn St. Germain, UTA (Jr., LB, League City, Texas)
UTA junior libero Madelyn St. Germain posted a big weekend, grabbing at least 25 digs in both weekend wins. St. Germain had 25 digs (5.0/set) in a five-setter against Arkansas State and then picked up her game with 35 digs (7.0/set) against Little Rock. She picked up seven assists and an ace against Arkansas State and added nine assists with a kill against Little Rock.


Emily DeWalt, Texas State (Fr., S, Helotes, Texas)
Texas State freshman setter Emily DeWalt had double-doubles in victories over Little Rock and Arkansas State. DeWalt averaged 14.00 assists/set (98) and 3.43 digs/set (24) while adding six kills, four aces and a block. She had 55 assists and 14 digs in a four-set win over the Trojans and tallied 43 assists and 10 digs in a sweep over the Red Wolves. Both assist totals were the most this season by a Sun Belt player in a three- and four-set match, respectively.


Anett Nemeth, Coastal Carolina (Fr., OH, Pecel, Hungary)
Coastal Carolina freshman outside hitter Anett Nemeth led the Chanticleers to a pair of wins in their first two Sun Belt matches of the season, averaging 4.14 kills/set and 5.86 digs/set with a .274 hitting percentage. All three numbers were team highs. Nemeth had a pair of double-doubles with 17 kills and 26 digs against Louisiana and 12 kills and 15 digs against ULM. She also had a team high of four service aces and added three blocks.

2018 Weekly Award Winners

Offensive Player
August 27: Anett Nemeth, Coastal Carolina
September 3: Madison Hill, UTA
September 10: Amy Pflughaupt, Texas State
September 17: Cheyenne Huskey, Texas State
September 24: Carlisa May, Arkansas State
October 1: Janell Fitzgerald, Texas State

Defensive Player
August 27: Tatum Ticknor, Arkansas State
September 3: Madison Daigle, Texas State
September 10: Veronica Marin, Little Rock
September 17: Madelyn St. Germain, UTA
September 24: Veronica Marin, Little Rock
October 1: Madelyn St. Germain, UTA

August 27: Ellie Watkins, Arkansas State
September 3: Becky Porter, Appalachian State and Emily DeWalt, Texas State
September 10: Becky Porter, Appalachian State
September 17: Emily DeWalt, Texas State
September 24: Emily DeWalt, Texas State
October 1: Emily DeWalt, Texas State

August 27: Anett Nemeth, Coastal Carolina
September 3: Emily DeWalt, Texas State
September 10: Anett Nemeth, Coastal Carolina
September 17: Emily DeWalt, Texas State
September 24: Emily DeWalt, Texas State
October 1: Anett Nemeth, Coastal Carolina and Emily DeWalt, Texas State

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