HIGH POINT, N.C. – Southern Wesleyan outside hitter Olivia Johnson has been named Conference Carolinas Women's Volleyball Player of the Week for matches played Oct. 1-7, the Conference announced today.
Johnson, a sophomore from Anderson, S.C., led Southern Wesleyan to a 2-1 record last week after posting 59 kills for a 4.54 kills per set average with 52 digs, four blocks and three aces with three double-doubles.
In a 3-1 win over Converse, Johnson would register a double-double of 22 kills and 15 digs with one block. In a 3-2 win against Belmont Abbey, Johnson would post a 20-20 double-double, going for 23 kills and 26 digs with two blocks and one ace. In the week finale against Lees-McRae, Johnson would notch 14 kills and 11 digs with two aces and one block.
Johnson currently ranks fourth in Conference Carolinas in kills per set (3.22), while ranking eighth in kills (174).
Also nominated for Women's Volleyball Player of the Week:
Madyson Lousignont (Limestone) - 45 kills for 4.09 kills per set average, eight digs, eight blocks and three aces in three matches.
Julie de Blanck (Emmanuel) - 28 kills for four kills per set average, 13 blocks, seven digs and three aces in two matches.
Kaytlin Elkins (Barton) - 31 kills for 4.43 kills per set average, 31 digs, two blocks and two aces in two matches. Posted two double-doubles.
Paige Beisecker (North Greenville) - 34 kills for 2.43 kills per set average, 17 blocks and five digs in four matches.
Cassidy Bonito (Belmont Abbey) - 123 assists for 8.20 assists per set average, 35 digs, 23 kills, six aces and two blocks in four matches. Posted one triple-double.
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)
Week Seven (Oct. 8) – Olivia Johnson (Southern Wesleyan)