HIGH POINT, N.C. – Barton College outside hitter Kaytlin Elkins has been named Conference Carolinas Women's Volleyball Player of the Week for matches played during the week of Sept. 24-30, the Conference announced today. This is her second POTW honor of the year and the second for Barton.
A sophomore from Hope Mills, N.C., Elkins paced Barton to another 2-0 record last week in Conference Carolinas play. She hit .316 and posted 42 kills for a six kills per set average along with 20 digs, three aces and two blocks.
In a 3-0 sweep of Mount Olive, Elkins hit .429 and put away 22 kills, six digs, two aces and one block. She followed up that outing with a 20-kill, 10-dig double-double with one ace and one block in a 3-1 win over King.
Elkins currently leads Conference Carolinas in kills (305) and kills per set (4.84), while ranking ninth in digs (175).
Also nominated for Women's Volleyball Player of the Week:
Madyson Lousignont (Limestone) - 25 kills for 4.17 kills per set average, 16 digs and three aces in two matches. Posted one double-double.
Aysha Avery (Emmanuel) - 36 digs for 4.5 digs per set average along with two aces in two matches.
Julie Ward (King) - 33 kills for three kills per set average along with 33 digs and six aces in three matches. Posted two double-doubles.
Andie Meredith (Belmont Abbey) - 25 kills for 2.08 kills per set average along with eight blocks and three digs in three matches.
Sydney Allen (Converse) - 50 digs for five digs per set average along with 10 assists and two aces in three matches.
Annie Beisecker (North Greenville) - 25 kills for 2.78 kills per set average along with 12 digs, seven blocks and two aces in three matches.
2018 Women's Volleyball Players of the Week
Week One (Aug. 27) – Julie de Blanck (Emmanuel)
Week Two (Sept. 3) – Cassidy Bonito (Belmont Abbey)
Week Three (Sept. 10) – Julie Ward (King)
Week Four (Sept. 17) – Madysen Williams (Limestone)
Week Five (Sept. 24) – Kaytlin Elkins (Barton)
Week Six (Oct. 1) – Kaytlin Elkins (Barton)