Christina Dorismond, a junior middle blocker on the Furman volleyball team, has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for November 21, the league office
announced today, her second honor of the season. Dorismond led the Paladins to the championship match of the SoCon tournament with an incredible come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Georgia Southern in the semifinals. She recorded 14 kills and three blocks in the semifinals, before hitting .652 with 17 kills in the Paladins’ 3-2 loss to College of Charleston in the finals.
Dorismond also hit .375 with 11 kills in Furman’s first-round win over Elon. The Cary, N.C., holds a 3.98 GPA in Chemistry and was named to the SoCon Volleyball Tournament All-Tournament team.
Other nominees included Chattanooga football’s Davis Tull.
Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week
Sept. 5: Christina Dorismond, Volleyball, Furman
Sept. 12: Nathan Wanuch, Cross Country, Chattanooga
Sept. 19: Carson Smith, Football, The Citadel
Sept. 26: Kate Van Dyke, Volleyball, Georgia Southern
Oct. 3: Lauren Hein, Women’s Soccer, UNCG
Oct. 10: Julia Singley, Women’s Soccer, Davidson
Oct. 17: Rachel Woodlee, Volleyball, Wofford
Oct. 24: Laura Greb, Women’s Soccer, Western Carolina
Oct. 31: Paul Chelimo, Cross Country, UNCG
Nov. 7: Clark Sechrest, Football, Western Carolina
Nov. 14: Moriah Bellissimo, Volleyball, Georgia Southern
Nov. 21: Christina Dorismond, Volleyball, Furman
Photo Courtesy: Christina Dorismond, SoCon Athletics