Women's Volleyball Athletes of the Week: September 9, 2019

Women's Volleyball Athletes of the Week: September 9, 2019

Offensive Athlete of the Week

Name: Sophie Srivastava
School: Chapman
Year: Sophomore
Position: Setter
Hometown: Belmont, Calif.

Sophie Srivastava helped lead Chapman to a 4-0 weekend that featured 3-0 sweeps of Centenary (La.) and Colby-Sawyer, a 3-1 win over UC Santa Cruz, and a sweep of Texas Lutheran. The sophomore setter notched 41 kills averaging 3.15 per set to go along with a .412 hitting percentage. She also added 100 assists (7.69 per set), six service aces, and registered 46 digs (3.54 per frame). She also amassed nine total blocks during the week. 

Specialist of the Week

Name: Carly Rose Howard
School: California Lutheran
Year: Senior
Position: Defensive Specialist/Libero
Hometown: Portland, Ore.

Carly Rose Howard led California Lutheran to a 4-0 week that featured 3-1 victories over UC Santa Cruz, Texas Lutheran and Concordia (Texas), as well a 3-2 triumph over Puget Sound. Howard totaled 78 digs or the week including 31 against Puget Sound, and averaged 4.59 digs per set. She also chipped in 17 assists and a pair of service aces for the Regals during the four-match span.