Belmont Abbey's Maxwell Named Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Player of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C.Belmont Abbey College outside hitter Liam Maxwell has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Player of the Week for games played from Mar. 12-18, the Conference announced today. This is Maxwell's second POTW honor of the season.

A sophomore from Manahawkin, N.J., Maxwell averaged 5.18 kills per set after posting 57 kills on a .336 hitting percentage for the Crusaders last week. He would also add 18 digs and five blocks as Belmont Abbey went 1-2 last week.

In a tough 3-2 loss to Charleston (W.V.), Maxwell put away a career-high 28 kills to go along with eight digs and one block. He would then lead the Crusaders to a 3-0 sweep of Limestone witj 17 kills, four digs and three blocks. Maxwell's week would end with 12 kills, six digs and a block in a 3-0 setback to King.

Maxwell currently leads Conference Carolinas in both kills per set (4.14) and total kills (315).


Also nominated for Men's Volleyball Player of the Week: Wes Rogman (Lees-McRae), Geraldo Rivera (Limestone), Kiel Bell (King), Matthew McManaway (North Greenville), Angelos Mandilaris (Barton) & Keegan Sullivan (Erskine)


2018 Men's Volleyball Players of the Week
Week One (Jan. 8) – Kiel Bell (King)
Week Two (Jan. 15) – Robert Bowling (Lees-McRae)
Week Three (Jan. 22) – Kiel Bell (King)
Week Four (Jan. 29) – Angelos Mandilaris (Barton)
Week Five (Feb. 5) – Angelos Mandilaris (Barton)
Week Six (Feb. 12) – Liam Maxwell (Belmont Abbey)
Week Seven (Feb. 19) – Robert Poole (Mount Olive)
Week Eight (Feb. 26) – Aleksa Brkovic (Barton)
Week Nine (Mar. 5) – Vasilis Mandilaris (Barton)
Week 10 (Mar. 12) – Keegan Sullivan (Erskine)
Week 11 (Mar. 19) – Liam Maxwell (Belmont Abbey)