ATLANTA (Sept. 30, 2019) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Destiny Stewart of Sewanee and Lauren Dwyer of Hendrix have been named SAA Volleyball Players of the Week.
Offense - Destiny Stewart - Outside Hitter - Sewanee
Stewart posted double-digit kills in both of Sewanee's matches last week. In a five-set thriller against nationally-ranked Berry, Stewart finished with 15 kills and hit .205. She then posted 14 kills with only two errors in a win at Oglethorpe.
For the week, Stewart posted 29 kills in nine sets, hit .235, and accounted for 32.5 points.
Defense - Lauren Dwyer - Outside Hitter - Hendrix
Dwyer led Hendrix to a pair of conference road wins. That included a key victory at Birmingham-Southern, Sunday. In eight sets, she finished with 38 digs. Against Millsaps, she added 18 digs, had no errors, and 1.5 blocks.
Then against the Panthers, Dwyer had 20 digs with no errors and one block assist. For the week, she averaged 4.75 digs per set.