Limestone's Rivera Named Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Player of the Week


HIGH POINT, N.C.Limestone College outside hitter Geraldo Rivera has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Player of the Week for matches played from Feb. 25 - Mar. 3, the Conference announced today.

Rivera, a sophomore from Carolina, Puerto Rico, hit .441 and narrowly missed out on a 20-20 match by posting 18 kills (4.50 k/s) and 19 digs (4.75 d/s) in Limestone's 3-1 win over Emmanuel. Rivera would also tally two service aces in the macth.

Rivera currently averages 3.15 kills per set on a .216 hitting percentage with 2.28 digs per set. His digs per set rank seventh in Conference Carolinas, while his kills per set rank eighth.

 

Also nominated for Men's Volleyball Player of the Week:
Chandler Christy (King) - Averaged 9.63 assists, 1.50 digs and one block per set in two matches.
Jackson Gilbert (North Greenville) - Averaged 3.55 kills per set on .306 hitting with 1.82 digs and .36 aces per set in three matches.
Angelos Mandilaris (Barton) - Averaged eight kills per set on .674 hitting with one dig and .75 blocks per set in one match.

 

2019 Men's Volleyball Players of the Week
Week One (Jan. 7) – Vasilis Mandilaris (Barton)
Week Two (Jan. 14) – Liam Maxwell (Belmont Abbey)
Week Three (Jan. 21) – Vasillis Mandilaris (Barton)
Week Four (Jan. 28) – Angelos Mandilaris (Barton)
Week Five (Feb. 4) – Jackson Gilbert (North Greenville)
Week Six (Feb. 11) – Liam Maxwell (Belmont Abbey)
Week Seven (Feb. 18) – Adrian Iglesias (Barton)
Week Eight (Feb. 25) – Angelos Mandilaris (Barton)
Week Nine (Mar. 4) – Geraldo Rivera (Limestone)