ATLANTA, Ga. - The Great South Athletic Conference announced the fall sports Players of the Week for events competed October 12 – 18 and, after voting by the league sports information directors, Kellie Graves of UC-Santa Cruz captured the volleyball honor.
GSAC Volleyball Player of the Week – Kellie Graves of UC Santa Cruz
Graves (pictured at right) hit .400 this weekend as the Slugs broke a four-game losing streak with wins at Redlands and Chapman. On Sunday against Chapman, she tallied season-high of 16 kills and hit .464 with 5 total blocks as UCSC won a tough four-set match. For the season she now leads the team in hitting (.271) and solo blocks (14) heading into her final home game this Saturday.
The GSAC sports information directors nominate Player of the Week candidates and then vote on the top two nominees in each sport as selected by the conference office. Player of the Week voting occurs on Tuesdays and the weekly announcement of the winners is released each Wednesday morning.