The PACWEST is pleased to announce the volleyball Athletes of the Week following Week 14 of the regular season and it’s an Avalanche sweep.
Female Volleyball Athlete of the Week
Claire Sheppard – COTR Avalanche
Middle blocker Claire Sheppard had her best performance of the season Friday night despite losing 28-26 in a marathon fifth set. She had 12 kills, two aces, two blocks and 10 digs in the match and her kill efficiency was a respectable 38%. Then on Saturday, she helped her team to a 3-1 win with eight more kills on 17 attempts (41% efficiency), four aces, four blocks and nine digs.
Male Volleyball Athlete of the Week
Carter Brodner – COTR Avalanche
He was outstanding this weekend as the Avalanche took a pair of 3-0 wins against the UFV Cascades to clinch fifth place in the Conference. On Friday, the first year middle had 12 kills on 15 Attempts (80% kill efficiency). He also pitched in with a pair of blocks and a service ace. Then on Saturday, he continued his hot play and put up four more kills and had two blocks. In five sets over the course of the weekend he played without a single hitting error.