South Atlantic Conference Women's Volleyball

SAC Volleyball Weekly Awards - Oct. 24, 2023

SAC Volleyball Weekly Awards - Oct. 24, 2023

The South Atlantic Conference announced its WePlayed Sports Volleyball Players of the Week for matches played during the eighth week of the 2023 season.

Oct 25, 2023 by Nicole Beckelman
SAC Volleyball Weekly Awards - Oct. 24, 2023

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Emmaleigh Allen was named the Offensive Player of the Week, while Mars Hill’s Laela Jimenez was named the Defensive Player of the Week.

Allen, a sophomore from Wooster, Ohio, had at least 12 kills in all three matches this week, recording 14 kills twice. She hit .240 as an outside hitter and finished the week with 40 kills and 4.44 kills per set. Allen had six service aces and 30 digs and finished with double-doubles in each of the two Lenoir-Rhyne victories.

Jimenez, a sophomore from Naples, Fla., totaled 51 digs on the week, with 23 in the 3-0 win vs Converse and 28 in the 3-0 victory over Winston-Salem. She also added 18 attacks on the week and recorded a double-double against Winston-Salem.

2023 SAC Volleyball Players of the Week

Offensive Player of the Week

Sept. 4 – Jenna Long, Anderson

Sept. 11 – Sadie Kluner, Anderson

Sept. 18 – Emmaleigh Allen, Lenoir-Rhyne

Sept. 25 – Emmaleigh Allen, Lenoir-Rhyne

Oct. 2 – Maggie Young, Wingate

Oct. 9 – Sydney Karjala, Lenoir-Rhyne

Oct. 16 – Kristen Moehring, Lincoln Memorial

Oct. 23 – Emmaleigh Allen, Lenoir-Rhyne

Defensive Player of the Week

Sept. 4 – Cassidy Farley, UVA Wise

Sept. 11 – Brantley Chipley, Anderson

Sept. 18 – Emily Johnson, Wingate

Sept. 25 – Kathy Peter, Lenoir-Rhyne

Oct. 2 – Maggie Mullen, Wingate

Oct. 9 – Kathy Peter, Lenoir-Rhyne

Oct. 16 – Emily Johnson, Wingate

Oct. 23 – Laela Jimenez, Mars Hill