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Women’s Volleyball Athletes of the Week: October 29, 2018

volleyball athletes of the week for October 29, 2018

Offensive Player of the Week

Kamari King (Western Connecticut) – Senior – Outside Hitter – East Hartford, Conn.
King repeats as LEC Offensive Player of the Week after averaging 4.43 kills and 1.86 digs per set in a 2-0 week for the Colonials. She totaled 15 kills and nine digs in a 3-1 conference victory over Rhode Island College and put down 16 kills with three aces and four digs in a sweep of Castleton, which secured the No. 4 seed in this week's conference tournament for WestConn. King ranks second in the LEC in kills (345) and kills per set (3.75).

Defensive Player of the Week

Marisa Byrnes (Rhode Island College) – Senior – Defensive Specialist – Cranston, R.I.
Byrnes was named LEC Defensive Player of the Week for the first time this season after averaging 7.11 digs per set in a 1-1 week for the Anchorwomen after totaling 57 digs in a 3-2 conference victory over Keene State. She ranks second in the LEC in digs (441) and digs per set (4.85).

Rookie of the Week

Madison Bell (Eastern Connecticut) – Freshman – Libero – Salem, Conn.
Bell was named LEC Rookie of the Week after averaging 4.43 digs per set in a 3-0 week for the Warriors, which saw them claim the No. 1 seed in next week's conference tournament and the program's first LEC regular season title since 2006. She had 16 digs in a conference victory over Southern Maine and reached 10 digs in a sweep of Mount Saint Vincent. Bell ranks fifth in the LEC in digs (337) and is sixth in digs per set (3.79).