November 10, 2016
Stanford Repeats as SAC Volleyball Specialist of the Week
ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) -- Queens outside hitter Meredith Jones has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week, while Catawba setter Rachel Stanford was tabbed AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Specialist of the Week for matches played Nov. 1 – Nov. 7, the League announced today.
Stanford, a junior from Mechanicsville, VA, led Catawba to wins over South Atlantic Conference foes Lenoir-Rhyne, Lincoln Memorial and Carson-Newman last week. Stanford averaged 11.64 assists over the 11 sets and totaled 128 assists and 2.09 digs per set. In the 3-2 win over Lenoir-Rhyne, Stanford piled up 53 assists and 13 digs and in the sweep over Lincoln Memorial on November 4, she averaged 13.33 assists per set. Catawba has now won six-straight matches. The award is her second South Atlantic Conference Specialist of the Week plaudit this season.
Jones, a senior from Blythewood, S.C. posted 52 kills, 32 digs and averaged a .308 hitting percentage to lead Queens to three conference wins last week. She averaged 4.73 kills per set in the 3-1 win over Carson-Newman as she recorded 18 kills and 10 digs against the Eagles. Jones also added 23 kills in the 3-1 win over Lincoln Memorial. The award is her third Player of the Week plaudit of the season.
2016 AstroTurf SAC Volleyball Player of the Week
Sept. 6 – Meredith Jones, Queens
Sept. 13 – Abby Saehler, Wingate
Sept. 20 – Laryssa Welch, Tusculum
Sept. 27 – Abby Saehler, Wingate
Oct. 4 – Madison Darby-McClure, Newberry
Oct. 11 - Abby Saehler, Wingate
Oct. 18 - Meredith Jones, Queens
Oct. 25 - Lauren Hochstetler, Mars Hill
Nov. 1 - Samantha Cash, Lincoln Memorial
Nov. 8 - Meredith Jones, Queens
2016 AstroTurf SAC Volleyball Specialist of the Week
Sept. 6 – Emily Conlin, Anderson
Sept. 13 – Abby Cash, Lincoln Memorial
Sept. 20 – Sydney Kunz, Queens
Sept. 27 – Megan Mancini, Queens
Oct. 4 – Rachel Alles, Wingate
Oct. 11- Rachel Alles, Wingate
Oct. 18 -Maggie Marsh, Newberry
Oct. 25 - Maggie Marsh, Newberry
Nov. 1 - Rachel Stanford, Catawba
Nov. 8 - Rachel Stanford, Catawba
Volleyball vs. MONTEVALLO 3-2
Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INVITE W-2nd; M-3rd
Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Individual Tourn.
Volleyball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1-3
Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0
Soccer (M) vs. ERSKINE 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0
Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE 1-3
Cross Country @ Lenoir-Rhyne Invite W-3rd,M-3rd
Volleyball @ Winston-Salem St. 0-3
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1)
Football @ VMI 27-20
Soccer (M) @ Belmont Abbey 0-4
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2)
Soccer (W) vs. FLAGLER 0-4
Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-1
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3
Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 0-1
Football @ UNC Pembroke 41-9
Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 4-0
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek)
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 11th of 16
Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3
Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-1
Soccer (M) @ Newberry 2-4
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 1-3
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv - Day 1 (Old South GC)
Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede
Soccer (W) @ Coker 4:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 5 p.m.
Football vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Coker 7 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv - Day 2 (Old South GC)
Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)
Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)
Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 3 p.m.
Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 6 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 3 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 5 p.m.
Cross Country @ Royals Challenge
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Volleyball vs. QUEENS 7 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Football @ Carson-Newman 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 3 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. LANDER 7 p.m.
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