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Ashley Hawkins (L) and Bailey Carpenter (R)
Ashley Hawkins (L) and Bailey Carpenter (R)
photos courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Sweeps SAC Weekly Awards

The South Atlantic Conference announced its Volleyball Players of the Week for matches played during the eleventh week of the 2022 season. Lenoir-Rhyne’s outside hitter Ashley Hawkins was named Offensive Player of the Week, while Lenoir-Rhyne’s defensive specialist Bailey Carpenter was named Defensive Player of the Week.

Hawkins, a graduate student from Olin, N.C., had 27 kills and hit .292 in a 2-0 week against Anderson (3-1) and Newberry (3-0). She hit .444 with 14 kills in a three-set win over the Wolves on Saturday and added 12 total digs and five services aces for the week.

Carpenter, a graduate student from Lawrenceville, Ga., led the Bears to a 2-0 week with a win over Anderson (3-1) where she recorded 20 digs. She totaled 31 digs on the week, good for 4.4 digs per set.