ATLANTA (Nov. 4, 2019) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Alyssa Coats (BSC) and Laura Beier (Berry) have been named SAA Volleyball Players of the Week.
Offense - Alyssa Coats - Outside Hitter - Birmingham-Southern
Coats played well as the SAA Regular Season Champion Panthers went 3-0 against a number of quality opponents. Coats had 41 kills in three matches in victories against Wittenberg, Washington & Lee, and Randolph-Macon.
Coats had 14 kills against Wittenberg, 18 against W&L, and nine against Randolph-Macon. She also hit .269 overall.
Defense - Laura Beier - Sophomore Libero - Berry
Beier was outstanding in matches against Washington & Lee, No. 2 Emory, and Randolph-Macon. In three sets in a win against W&L, Beier stopped 29 attacks for an average of 9.67 digs per set.
She followed that with 10 digs in three sets against the host Eagles and 45 digs in four sets in a win against Randolph-Macon.
For the weekend, Beier averaged 8.4 digs per set and also had three aces.