Record Setting Rose Earns Player of the Week

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb’s Katie Rose set a pair of school records on her way to earning Atlantic Sun Volleyball Player of the Week honors in the season’s second week.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Katie Rose, Lipscomb
(Sr. – Middle Blocker – Lexington, Ky. – Education)
  • First A-Sun Player of the Week award
  • Earned All-Tournament honors at the inaugural Lipscomb Invitational
  • Set two school records: 8 solo blocks versus Arkansas State and 7 aces versus Tennessee Tech
  • Hit a scorching .426 on the weekend while averaging 11.66 kills per match
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Alyssa Lang (Sr., Kennesaw State) – Totaled 44 kills in three matches to help Owls to two wins
  • Emily Sanders (Jr., USC Upstate) – Named All-Tournament at Radford Invitational
  • Nicole Baran (Jr., UNF) – Libero averaged 3.64 digs per set at Deacon Invitational
  • Taylor Nyquist (Sr., Jacksonville) – Exploded for 21 kills/17 digs in win versus Clemson
  • Megan Devine (So., ETSU) – Ran her double-digit kills streak to five matches
  • Maggie Johnson (Sr., Belmont) – Tallied a pair of 20-kill matches at Kansas Invitational
  • Anna Coursey (Sr., Mercer) – Led Mercer to first win with 5 kills/4 blocks versus Norfolk State
2011 Atlantic Sun Volleyball Player of the Week
Date Player of the Week (School)
Position
Aug. 29 Megan Devine (ETSU)
Outside Hitter
Sept. 6 Katie Rose (Lipscomb)
Middle Blocker

Follow the Atlantic Sun on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.