Courtesy of the CIAA:
2022 Coca-Cola CIAA Volleyball Weekly Honors #8
CIAA VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
For the week ending October 16, 2022
|FOOD LION OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK|
#18 Victoria White, Elizabeth City State
(Jr., OH – Kansas City, MO)
In a pair of conference wins over Chowan and Bowie State, Victoria White totaled 25 kills and a hitting percentage of .315. The junior led the team in kills in each game with 11 against the Hawks and 14 against the Bulldogs. The Kansas City, MO native also added six digs and three total blocks. White and the Vikings have moved to 12-0 in CIAA action and have won nine straight games.
|FOOD LION DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK|
#15 Jasmine Kirkland, Claflin
(So., DS – Lugoff-Elgin, SC)
In the five-set win over Johnson C. Smith, Jasmine Kirkland logged a game-high 20 digs and was second on the team with six assists. Six assists tie a season-high for the sophomore and 20 digs were the second-most this season for her. The win advanced the Panthers to an 11-5 overall record and a 5-5 record in conference play.
|FOOD LION SETTER OF THE WEEK|
#10 Lindsey Grossman, Bowie State
(Jr., S – Albany, OR)
In two matches last week, Lindsey Grossman tallied 28 assists, 21 digs, 13 kills, two blocks, and a service ace for the Bulldogs. In the win against Salem, Grossman led the team with 21 assists and 14 digs, which were also game-highs. In that game, the junior also had nine kills (second on the team) and a .450 hitting percentage. In the loss to Elizabeth City State, the Albany, OR native had seven assists, seven digs, four kills, and two solo blocks.
|FOOD LION ROOKIE OF THE WEEK|
#13 Clarke Blakemore, Elizabeth City State
(Fr, MB – Knoxville, TN)
Clarke Blakemore recorded a total of 12 kills, three digs, and three total blocks in a pair of wins for the Vikings. The freshman had eight kills, two digs, and a .267 hitting percentage against Bowie State. Against Chowan, the Knoxville, TN native had three block assists and four kills to help the Vikings remain undefeated in CIAA play.