HIGH POINT, N.C. – Southern Wesleyan University outside hitter Paige O'Connor has been named Conference Carolinas Women's Volleyball Player of the Week for matches played during the week of Sept. 4-10, the Conference announced today.
A senior from Ada, Mich., O'Connor posted 65 kills for a 3.10 kills per set average and notched 31 digs and seven blocks to pace SWU over the weekend. Her play led the Warriors to a 3-2 record.
O'Connor posted double-digit kills and at least five digs in all but one contest. Her best performance came in a 3-1 win over Clark Atlanta as she barely missed out on a double-double with 20 kills and 9 digs.
O'Connor currently ranks first in Conference Carolinas in total points (127), while ranking second in total kills (112), sixth in kills per set (3.20) and seventh in total blocks (17).
Also nominated for Women's Volleyball Player of the Week: Becca Huddleston (King), Kenzie Schmaltz (Converse), Sarah Kenney Belmont Abbey), Kamber Skeen (Mount Olive), Kaytlin Elkins (Barton) and Kenzie Pierce (North Greenville)
2017 Women's Volleyball Players of the Week
Week One (Sept. 5) – Cassidy Bonito (Belmont Abbey)
Week Two (Sept. 12) – Paige O'Connor (Southern Wesleyan)