Rose Claims Third Honor; Lipscomb's Win Streak to 14

Monday, October 24, 2011

MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb's Katie Rose earned her third Atlantic Sun Volleyball Player of the Week honor following a 3-0 week for the Lady Bisons, which included wins against Big East Conference foe, Louisville, and conference wins against FGCU and Stetson.

Katie Rose, Lipscomb
(Sr. – Middle Blocker – Lexington, Ky. – Education)
• Third Career A-Sun Player of the Week honor; third award of the season
• Led Lady Bisons to 3-1 win against Louisville - No. 41 in the NCAA RPI
• Hit .426 on the week with 36 kills; added six aces, nine total blocks and 31 digs
• Posted a 16-kill, 14-dig and four-block effort against FGCU in 3-1 win

• Maggie Johnson (Sr., Belmont) – Totaled 40 kills, 30 digs and four block in a 1-1 week for the Bruins
• Megan Devine (So., ETSU) – Recorded a team-best 42 kills on the week including 20 vs. Presbyterian
• Paige Pridgeon (Jr., North Florida) – Had a pair of double-doubles on the week including a career high 26 kills and 29 digs
• Jill Hopper (Fr., FGCU) – Nearly recorded a triple-double against Belmont with 17 kills, 13 digs and 8 blocks
• Emily Sanders (Jr., USC Upstate) – Amassed 105 assists to go along with 14 kills and 41 digs on the week
• Amiee Frutchey (Sr., Mercer) – Led Bears to a 2-1 week with an impressive 20-kill, 22-dig performance in win vs. USC Upstate
• Baylee Strachan (Jr., Kennesaw State) – Set school record with seven service aces against USC Upstate

2011 Atlantic Sun Volleyball Player of the Week
Date Player of the Week (School)
Aug. 29 Megan Devine (ETSU)
Outside Hitter
Sept. 6 Katie Rose (Lipscomb)
Middle Blocker
Sept. 12 Maggie Johnson (Belmont)
Outside Hitter
Sept. 19 Jill Hopper (FGCU)
Outside Hitter
Sept. 26 Maggie Johnson (Belmont)
Outside Hitter
Oct. 3 Katie Rose (Lipscomb)
Middle Blocker
Oct. 10 Alyssa Lang (Kennesaw State)
Outside Hitter
Oct. 17 Jessica Barnes (FGCU)
Outside Hitter
Oct. 24 Katie Rose (Lipscomb)
Middle Blocker

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