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Women’s Volleyball Athletes of the Week: October 7, 2019

Women's Volleyball Athletes of the Week for October 7, 2019

Offensive Player of the Week

Sophie Lindsay (Southern Maine) – Sophomore - Setter/Right Side - Pasadena, Calif.
Lindsay had a strong all-around week for the Huskies. The dual threat helped the Huskies go 2-1 on the week as she totaled 26 kills (2.36 per set), 66 assists (6.00 per set) 22 digs (2.00 per set), nine blocks (0.82 per set) and eight service aces (0.73 per set). She notched 11 kills with 20 assists, eight digs, three aces and three blocks in a 3-1 win over defending LEC champion Eastern Connecticut, and tallied 10 kills with 35 assists, six digs and four blocks in a 3-1 non-conference win over Curry.

Defensive Player of the Week

Olivia Mathieu (Keene State) - Senior - Libero - Derry, N.H.
Mathieu was named LEC Defensive Player of the Week for the fourth time this season after totaling 71 digs and averaging 7.89 digs per set in a 3-0 week for the Owls. She notched 18 digs in a conference sweep of Castleton to start the week before tallying 24 digs a 3-0 LEC victory over Western Connecticut. She capped the week with a 29-dig effort in a non-conference sweep of Westfield State. The senior recorded her 1,000-career dig in the victory over the Owls.

Rookie of the Week

Emilee Flanagan (Plymouth State) – Freshmen - Middle Blocker/Right Side - Milton, N.H
Flanagan repeated as LEC Rookie of the Week after totaling 25 kills (2.50 per set) and nine blocks (0.90 per set) while hitting .396 in a 3-0 week for the Panthers. She posted nine kills and three blocks while hitting .381 in a conference sweep of Southern Maine on Wednesday before tallying 11 kills and three blocks while hitting .348 in a 3-1 win over Worcester State on Saturday.

Previous 2019 Weekly Award Winners

Offensive Player of the Week
September 2 - Carabeth Norklun (Plymouth State)
September 9 - Francie Shaffer (Plymouth State)
September 16 - Ali McLoughlin (Keene State)
September 23 - Ali McLoughlin (Keene State)
September 30 - Amelia Murphy (Rhode Island College)

Defensive Player of the Week
September 2 - Olivia Mathieu (Keene State)
September 9 - Olivia Mathieu (Keene State)
September 16 - Olivia Mathieu (Keene State)
September 23 - Alisha Flanagan (Plymouth State)
September 30 - Madison Bell (Eastern Connecticut)

Rookie of the Week
September 2 - Rory McMaster (Western Connecticut)
September 9 - Rory McMaster (Western Connecticut)
September 16 - Rory McMaster (Western Connecticut)
September 23 - Rory McMaster (Western Connecticut)
September 30 - Emilee Flanagan (Plymouth State)