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)