HIGH POINT, N.C. – Southern Wesleyan University's Paige O'Connor has been named Conference Carolinas Women's Volleyball Player of the Week for matches played during the week of Oct. 23-29, the Conference announced today. This is O'Connor's third POTW honor this season.
A senior from Ada, Mich., O'Connor posted a double-double in a Warriors' win in their lone match last week. O'Connor put away 22 kills on a .327 hitting percentage to go with 10 digs to lead SWU to a 3-2 win over Belmont Abbey.
O'Connor currently ranks first in total kills (381) and points (438), while rankings second in kills per set (3.85) and fourth in hitting percentage (.258) in the Conference Carolinas statistical standings.
Also nominated for Women's Volleyball Player of the Week: Madison Martin (Lees-McRae), Rycki Ebert (Limestone), Brittany Tepedino (North Greenville), Britni Johnson (Mount Olive), Cassidy Bonito (Belmont Abbey) & Becca Huddleston (King).
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)
Week Three (Sept. 19) – Paige O'Connor (Southern Wesleyan)
Week Four (Sept. 26) – Kaytlin Elkins (Barton)
Week Five (Oct. 3) – Angelica Acevedo (Barton)
Week Six (Oct. 10) – Kaytlin Elkins (Barton)
Week Seven (Oct. 17) – Miranda Miller (Barton)
Week Eight (Oct. 24) – Cassidy Bonito (Belmont Abbey)
Week Nine (Oct. 31) – Paige O'Connor (Southern Wesleyan)