Week Four Women's Volleyball Player of the Week: Madysen Williams (Limestone)

Limestone's Williams Named Week 4 Women's Volleyball Player of the Week

          

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Limestone College outside hitter Madysen Williams has been named Conference Carolinas Women's Volleyball Player of the Week for matches played during the week of Sept. 10-16, the Conference announced today.

A freshman from Antioch, Tenn., Williams led the Saints to a 1-1 record in conference play last week after averaging 3.20 kills per set. In a 3-0 sweep of Southern Wesleyan, Williams would notch 14 kills and hit .379 with two digs. In a 3-0 loss to Emmanuel, she would register two kills and three digs in two sets of play.


King's Ward Named Week 3 Women's Volleyball Player of the Week

          

HIGH POINT, N.C. – King University outside hitter Julie Ward has been named Conference Carolinas Women's Volleyball Player of the Week for matches played during the week of Sept. 3-9, the Conference announced today.

Ward, a freshman from Berthoud, Colo., played in four matches and averaged 3.77 kills per set, but helped paced the Tornado to a 4-1 record last week. She posted two double-doubles after hitting .281 and tallying 49 kills, 42 digs, three blocks, two aces and one assist on the week.

Ward started the week with a near double-double, putting up 14 kills, nine digs and two blocks in a 3-0 sweep of Virginia-Wise. In a 3-0 loss to No. 16 Gannon, she would manage seven kills and seven digs with an ace. Ward continue her dominance in her final two matches of the week, going for 17 kills and 16 digs in a 3-1 win over Concord, followed by 11 kills and 10 digs in a 3-0 sweep of Kentucky State.


Belmont Abbey's Bonito Named Week 2 Women's Volleyball Player of the Week

          

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Belmont Abbey College setter Cassidy Bonito has been named Conference Carolinas Women's Volleyball Player of the Week for matches played during the week of Aug. 27 - Sept. 2, the Conference announced today.

A junior from Pompano Beach, Fla., Bonito posted a triple double and two more double-doubles on the week. The setter tallied 216 assists to average nine per set, while also notching 43 kills, 42 digs and 15 service aces. Bonito's triple double would come in a match against Mars Hill, where she dished out 46 helpers, collected 12 digs and put away 10 kills.


Emmanuel's de Blanck Named Week 1 Women's Volleyball Player of the Week

          

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Emmanuel College middle blocker Julie de Blanck has been named Conference Carolinas Women's Volleyball Player of the Week for matches played during the week of Aug. 24-26, the Conference announced today.

De Blanck, who hails from Copenhagen, Denmark, led the Lions to a 3-1 record at the Coker/FMU Invitational over the weekend. The senior hit .414 and posted 48 kills for a 3.69 kills per set average, while also collecting 14 total blocks, 11 digs and eight service aces.

In the season opener against Virginia Union, de Blanck would tally 14 kills on a .458 hitting percentage with three aces and three blocks to pace the Lions to a 3-0 sweep. Against Winston-Salem State, de Blanck paced the Lions to another sweep with nine kills, six digs, four aces and two blocks. In a 3-1 setback against UIndy, de Blanck produced 15 kills, three blocks and two digs. In the weekend finale against Catawba, de Blanck registered 10 kills, six blocks and one ace in the 3-0 sweep.