Sept. 9 #CUSAVB Players of the Week

Go C-USA! Erica Bohannon, Tulsa
Go C-USA!
Erica Bohannon, Tulsa
Go C-USA!

Sep 9, 2013

IRVING, Texas - Tulsa freshman ERICA BOHANNON and UAB's SARA RISHELL and BECCA HOWARD have earned C-USA Volleyball Player of the Week honors. Offensive Player of the Week Bohannon averaged 3.88 kills per set and earned Baylor Classic MVP honors after accounting for 4.09 kills per set and a hitting percentage of .463. Rishell earned Defensive Player of the Week honors, while Howard repeated her Setter of the Week accolades from opening weekend. Rishell averaged 1.85 blocks, 2.92 kills and 4.00 points per set, while hitting .325 for the Blazers at the Middle Tennessee Invitational. Howard averaged 11.38 assists, 1.46 digs and 0.85 blocks per set as she continues to run the Blazers' offense efficiently.

C-USA WEEKLY VOLLEYBALL AWARDS
for matches played from Sept. 2-8

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
ERICA BOHANNON, TULSA / 6-1, FR., OH / DALLAS, TEXAS
Bohannon led Tulsa to the Baylor Classic tournament title last weekend. She accounted for 4.09 kills per set and had a hitting efficiency of .463, which earned her MVP honors. For the week, she averaged 3.88 kills and 3.97 points per set and hit .387. She also recorded 13 digs in four matches and established a career-high hitting efficiency of .526 against Baylor Friday. Bohannon posted double-digit kill performance in each match as Tulsa went 4-0 last week and is riding a six-match winning streak. This is Bohannon's first C-USA Offensive Player of the Week honor.

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
SARA RISHELL, UAB / 6-2, JR., MB / SMITHSBURG, MD.
Rishell collected 24 total blocks (4 solos/20 assisted) for an average of 1.85 blocks per set last week. She also accounted for 2.92 kills and 4.00 points per set, while hitting .325 for the Blazers. Her offensive and defensive production earned her a place on the Middle Tennessee Invitational All-Tournament Team. The junior had a career-high eight blocks against North Dakota Friday, followed by five against Austin Peay and six vs. Virginia Tech Saturday. Rishell has also proved a spark on offense for the Green and Gold as she notched 38 kills in four matches. This is her first career C-USA Defensive Player of the Week honor.

 

 

SETTER OF THE WEEK
BECCA HOWARD, UAB / 5-9, SR., S / TAMPA, FLA.
Howard averaged 11.38 assists, 1.46 digs and 0.85 blocks per set as she continues to run the Blazers' offense efficiently. She tallied 148 helpers in the four-match span last week, including a week-high 45 assists against Virginia Tech Saturday. Howard also came up with 10 digs, for her second double-double of the 2013 season, and a career-high five blocks. The senior is currently averaging 11.54 assists, 1.92 digs and 0.65 blocks per set, while landing eight service aces. This is Howard's second consecutive and career C-USA Setter of the Week honor.

2013 C-USA VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
OFFENSIVE
S02 | McKenzie Adams, UTSA
S09 | Erica Bohannon, Tulsa
S16 |
S23 |
S30 |
O07 |
O14 |
O21 |
O28 |
N04 |
N11 |
N18 |

DEFENSIVE
S02 | Rachel Shaughnessy, Middle Tennessee
S09 | Sara Rishell, UAB
S16 |
S23 |
S30 |
O07 |
O14 |
O21 |
O28 |
N04 |
N11 |
N18 |

SETTER
S02 | Becca Howard, UAB
S09 | Becca Howard, UAB
S16 |
S23 |
S30 |
O07 |
O14 |
O21 |
O28 |
N04 |
N11 |
N18 |

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