KSU's Young Sets Program Mark; Clinches Championship Spot

Monday, October 31, 2011

MACON, Ga. – Kennesaw State's Justine Young capped the week by locking-in the Owls for the 2011 Atlantic Sun Volleyball Championship with a 28-kill performance against USC Upstate to set a program record and win her the A-Sun Player of the Week honor.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Justine Young, Kennesaw State
(Sr. – Outside Hitter – Sacramento, Calif. – Human Services)
• First Career A-Sun Player of the Week honor
• Set a program record with 28 kills in win vs. USC Upstate
• Kill total ranks as the most by A-Sun student-athlete this season in a four-set match
• Win vs. the Spartans clinched the Owls a spot in the A-Sun Championship

OTHER NOMINEES:
• Jennifer Katona (Jr., Mercer) – Led Mercer with 19 kills in two A-Sun matches; including 12 vs. Jacksonville
• Megan Devine (So., ETSU) – Recorded her 11th double-double with 20 and 14 in five-set win at Kennesaw State
• Kaylee Ream (Sr., Stetson) – Posted 32 total kills in two Stetson victories including 17 in comeback win vs. FGCU
• Maggie Johnson (Sr., Belmont) – Led Belmont with 21 kills in four-set win vs. Lipscomb; added 16 digs
• Morgan Thomas (Sr., USC Upstate) – Totaled 37 kills on the week with 19 against Kennesaw State to match her career-high

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
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
Oct. 31 Justine Young (Kennesaw State)
Outside Hitter

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