South Atlantic Conference

The South Atlantic Conference Announces Volleyball Players Of The Week

The South Atlantic Conference Announces Volleyball Players Of The Week

Carson-Newman outside hitter Julia Wheeler was tabbed as the Offensive Player of the Week.

Sep 6, 2022 by FloVolleyball Staff
The South Atlantic Conference Announces Volleyball Players Of The Week

The South Atlantic Conference announced its Volleyball Players of the Week for matches played during the second week of the 2022 season. Carson-Newman outside hitter Julia Wheeler was tabbed as the Offensive Player of the Week, while Wingate libero Maggie Mullen was named the Defensive Player of the Week.

Wheeler, a senior from Murfreesboro, Tenn., picked up her second consecutive player of the week honor after leading the Eagles to a 5-0 record last week. She racked up 86 total kills with six service aces, and five blocks on the week. She registered double-digit kills in every match and had a hitting percentage of .260 for the week, while averaging five points per set.

Mullen, a senior from Harrisburg, N.C., led the Bulldogs to a 3-0 record last week, while picking up 43 digs, eight service aces, and 11 assists. In addition to Mullen’s defensive prowess last week, she also added four kills.

2022 SAC Volleyball Players Of The Week

Offensive Player of the Week
Aug. 29 – Julia Wheeler, Carson-Newman
Sept. 5 – Julia Wheeler, Carson-Newman

Defensive Player of the Week
Aug. 29 - Jaelyn Grimm, Anderson
Sept. 5 – Maggie Mullen, Wingate