|Mahoney Named SoCon Defensive Player of Week|
|Written by Jennifer Clark|
|Tuesday, 03 September 2013 08:03|
Appalachian State sophomore Meghan Mahoney (Leawood, Kan./Blue Valley) has been named the
Southern Conference volleyball Defensive Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday, September 2.
Mahoney, a libero and defensive specialist, led the Mountaineers defensively with 55 digs in nine games played, averaging 6.11 per game. Mahoney recorded match-high digs against each of Appalachian’s three opponents, including 22 digs versus Loyola, 21 against Sam Houston State and 12 versus Norfolk State.
Mahoney helped the Mountaineers to a 3-0 record after opening their 2013 campaign with the Appalachian Invitational, where she recorded an ace each against Sam Houston State and Norfolk State.
With match-highs against Loyola and SHSU, Mahoney already topped her freshman record of 12 against Houston and Georgetown in 2012.
Southern Conference Volleyball Players of the Week: September 2, 2013
2013 Volleyball Offensive Players of the Week
Sept. 2 – Jamie DeRatt Georgia Southern
2013 Volleyball Defensive Players of the Week
Sept. 2 – Meghan Mahoney, Appalachian State
2013 Volleyball Freshmen of the Week
Sept. 2 – Erin Bognar, Samford
Photo Courtesy: Meghan Mahoney, ASU Athletics
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