The South Atlantic Conference Announces AstroTurf SAC Volleyball Players of the Week, Nov. 7 | WATCH

The South Atlantic Conference Announces AstroTurf SAC Volleyball Players of the Week, Nov. 7 | WATCH

 

 

ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – Anderson outside hitter Marissa Mitter has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week, while Anderson setter Emily Conlin was tabbed AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Specialist of the Week for matches played Oct. 30 – Nov. 5, the League announced today.

Mitter, a senior from Redondo Beach, Calif., helped the Trojans go 4-0 last week. She recorded her 11th double-double of the season with 17 kills and 13 digs in a four-set victory at Lenoir-Rhyne on October 31. She followed that up with nine kills in a non-conference sweep of Livingstone on Nov. 1.  She recorded 15 kills, and 14 digs as the Trojans picked up a sweep of Carson-Newman on Nov. 3. In her final match on the week, she recorded six kills and nine digs in a sweep of Lincoln Memorial. She leads the SAC in kills (335) and points (374.5), while ranking second in kills per set (3.76/set), points and points per set. This is her third Player of the Week honors this season.

Conlin, a sophomore from Glendale, Arizona, picked up her 13th and 14th double-double on the season as the Trojans extended their winning streak to 19 in a row.  She recorded her best match with 53 assists and 16 digs as the Trojans picked up a sweep at Lenoir-Rhyne on Oct. 31. In a three set victory over Livingstone, she totaled nine assists (9.00/set) and three digs. She followed that up with 42 assists and six digs in a sweep of Carson-Newman on Nov. 3. she concluded her week with 29 assists and ten digs in three sets vs. Lincoln Memorial. She leads the SAC in assists per set (11.93/set), while ranking second in service aces per set (0.40). She also ranks third in assists (1038) and service aces (35). The award is her second Specialist of the Week honor this season.

2017 AstroTurf SAC Volleyball Players of the Week

Sept. 6 - Katie Bludau, Wingate
Sept. 12 - Marnie Streeter, Carson-Newman
Sept. 19 - Cassie Born, Tusculum 
Sept. 26 – Katie Bludau, Wingate
Oct. 3 – Marissa Mitter, Anderson
Oct. 10 – Jessica Raines, Queens
Oct. 17 – Katie Bludau, Wingate
Oct. 24 – Marissa Mitter, Anderson
Oct. 31 – Marnie Streeter, Carson-Newman
Nov. 7 – Marissa Mitter, Anderson

 

2017 AstroTurf SAC Volleyball Specialist of the Week

Sept. 6 - Sydney Kunz, Queens
Sept. 12 - Morgan Ballard, Carson-Newman
Sept. 19 - Rachel Alles, Wingate
Sept. 26 – Rachel Alles, Wingate
Oct. 3 – Shannon Murphy, Tusculum
Oct. 10 – Taylor Garrison, Newberry
Oct. 17 – Sydney Kunz, Queens
Oct. 24 – Emily Conlin, Anderson
Oct. 31 – Sydney Kunz, Queens
Nov. 7 – Emily Conlin, Anderson

 

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