Stetson's DiGirolamo/Dierickx Grab Sand Volleyball Honor

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

MACON, Ga. –  Stetson's No. 3 pair of Katie DiGirolamo and Jordan Dierickx has won five straight matches, including a 4-0 mark last week, and helped the Hatters go 4-0 last week to earn this week's Atlantic Sun Sand Volleyball Pair of the Week honor.

SAND VOLLEYBALL PAIR OF THE WEEK: Katie DiGirolamo, Stetson  (Jr. – Bradenton, Fla. – Business Administration) Jordan Dierickx, Stetson (Jr. – Jacksonville, Fla. – Integrative Health Sciences)

• Went a perfect 4-0 on the week

• Helped lead Stetson to a 4-0 mark including the first two regular season conference wins in A-Sun history

• Defeated FGCU's No. 3 pair of Olivia Mesner and Linds Childs 2-0, 2-1 on the road on Friday

• Swept FAU's No. 3 pair 2-0, 2-0 at home on Tuesday

• Began the year at the No. 5 spot but moved up to the No. 3 position

• Won five straight matches overall

• Duo is 9-2 on the season

OTHER NOMINEES:

• Sammie Strausbaugh & Taylor Nyquist, Jacksonville Strausbaugh & Nyquist had another successful weekend for JU winning both matches in a dual at Florida Gulf Coast. Playing in the No. 1 position, the JU pair won 21-11 & 21-13 in match one and 21-8, 18-21, 15-12 in match two. They have now won seven of their last eight matches overall.

2012 Atlantic Sun Sand Volleyball Pair of the Week
Date Pair of the Week
Member Institution
Mar. 13 Julie Bassett/Kaley Melville Stetson
Mar. 20 Julie Trembley/Britt Claessens North Florida
Mar. 27 Katie DiGirolamo/Jordan Dierickx Stetson

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