September 11, 2007
Powers Earns AVCA and SAC Volleyball Player of the Week Honors
Catawba College junior Melissa Powers, of Bennett, N.C., has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA NCAA II National Player of the Week as well as the South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 9. Powers helped the Catawba Indians to four wins last week at the Chatham Orthopedics Classic. It marks the first time a Catawba player has been named the AVCA National Player of the Week and it is the second time in three weeks that Powers has taken home the weekly league honor.
A former standout at North Moore High School, Powers posted 20 or more kills in three of the wins with a high of 23 in a three-game victory over host Armstrong Atlantic. Against Francis Marion, she had 20 kills and eight blocks then finished the tournament with 21 kills in a sweep of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras.
For the week, Powers totaled 76 kills and had a .332 hitting percentage. She added 18 blocks, nine digs and an ace. The middle blocker is averaging 5.4 kills and 1.2 blocks per game this season in helping Catawba to an 11-1 record.
|Basketball (W) @ Newberry, 6:00|
|Basketball (M) @ Newberry, 8:00|
Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70
Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85
Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117
Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95
Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142
Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136
Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88
Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101
Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52
Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71
Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89
Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90
Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL 80-56
Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68
Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.
Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne
Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1)
Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.
Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)
Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)
Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.
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