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Kathy Peter
Kathy Peter finished with 10 kills despite the setback.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Sweeps South Atlantic Conference Weekly Awards

The South Atlantic Conference announced its WePlayed Sports Volleyball Players of the Week for matches played during the fourth week of the 2023 season. Lenoir-Rhyne swept the awards as Emmaleigh Allen was named the Offensive Player of the Week and Kathy Peter was named the Defensive Player of the Week.

Allen, a sophomore from Wooster, Ohio, registered double-digit kills in every game this week. She recorded 19 against Francis Marion and had a .269 hitting percentage. Allen had two double-doubles and 43 digs on the week to go with her 64 kills. She also added eight aces and 12 blocks.

Peter, a senior from Carroll, Iowa, led Lenoir-Rhyne to a 3-1 week by totaling 27 blocks. Peter averaged 1.69 blocks per set and had a season-high 10 against Catawba.

The Bears return to action on Tuesday night when they travel to Wingate.