Whitmer Garners Another SAC Volleyball Player of Week Honor


ROCK HILL, S.C. – Catawba senior Kaitlyn Whitmer (Ferrum, VA/Franklin Co. HS) and Carson-Newman senior Angelle Hayes have been selected as the SAC volleyball weekly award winners.  It was announced by the league office on Monday.

Whitmer led Catawba to a 2-1 week by averaging 5.42 kills and 3.67 digs per set.  She had double-doubles in the Indians’ matches with Anderson and Newberry, posting 28 kills and 21 digs in a 3-2 loss to the Trojans followed by 21 kills and 14 digs in a 3-1 win over the Wolves.

Whitmer just missed a double-double in Catawba win at Lenoir-Rhyne, recording 16 kills and nine digs.  Whitmer also added five aces and two blocks on the week.  She currently leads the SAC by averaging 4.46 kills per set this season. Her 28 kills vs. Anderson marked a career-high.

Hayes was solid for Carson-Newman last week as well, piling up 57 digs in the Eagles’ three matches.  Her best performance of the week came in a loss at Lenoir-Rhyne, where the libero finished with 22 digs and two assists.  

Hayes also recorded 19 digs and three assists in a loss at Tusculum and 16 digs and two assists in a 3-2 win at Brevard.

Hayes is currently third in the SAC with 524 digs on the season.

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

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Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

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Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

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Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

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January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

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January 20

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.

January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)

January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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