Nov. 4, 2009
SWAC VOLLEYBALL AND SOCCER PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
OH Cheri Lindsay, Prairie View A&M; 5-8, JR; Denver, CO
Lindsay had 32 kills in two wins for the Lady Panthers last week, including a 3-1 divisional win over Southern. Lindsay also recorded four blocks and three service aces for the week.
Lindsay currently leads the SWAC in kills, averaging 3.25 per game.
Nowlin tallied 40 digs in three games last week as the Lady Tigers went 3-0 while picking up a 3-1 divisional win over Mississippi Valley State.
Nowlin is ranked fourth in the conference in digs, averaging 3.53 per game.
OH/RS Clarissa Moore, Alabama A&M; 5-11, FR; Houston, TX
Moore posted a .586 hitting percentage while recording 18 kills for the Bulldogs in a divisional win over Alabama State last week.
Moore leads the SWAC with a .282 hitting percentage. This is her fourth Newcomer of the Week honor and second consecutive week.
F Raven White, Southern; 5-9, FR; Houston, TX
White scored two goals including the game-winning goal that lifted the Lady Jaguars past Texas Southern 3-2 and into this week's conference championship.
White is currently ranked fifth in the SWAC in shots, averaging 2.86 per match.
D Dominique Denmark, Grambling State; 5-4, FR; Palm Bay, FL
Denmark anchored a Lady Tigers' defense that held Arkansas-Pine Bluff scoreless in a 1-0 victory for GSU. The win secured the Lady Tigers the #1 seed heading into the tournament this week.
This is Denmark's third Defensive Player of the Week honor this season.
GK Jessie Garcia, Prairie View A&M; 5-9, FR; Houston, TX
Garcia collected 15 saves while also posting a shutout as the Lady Panthers went 1-1 last week, including a divisional win over Southern.
Garcia also scored the lone goal in the victory over SU as she connected on a penalty kick at the 83:42 minute mark.