Women's Volleyball

Mitchell tabbed Conference Carolinas Player of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Sophomore setter Megan Mitchell (Minden, Nev.) has been named the Conference Carolinas Player of the Week after leading the Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team to a third straight undefeated worksheet in league play, announce conference officials Tuesday.

Mitchell paced the Lady Bobcats to their ninth straight win over conference opponents as Lees-McRae needed only 10 sets to defeat Belmont Abbey, Mount Olive, and Barton last week. The 5-9 setter averaged an impressive 11.7 assists per set last week, tying a season-high with 51 helpers in a four-set victory over Belmont Abbey on Wednesday.

The Minden, Nev. Native then followed with 30 assists in a three-set sweep of Mount Olive on Friday before recording 36 assists and five kills against Barton on Saturday to lead the Lady Bobcats to their eighth straight win.

Lees-McRae returns to the court on Tuesday when the Lady Bobcats travel to Misenhiemer, N.C. for a conference matchup with Pfeiffer University. The match is slated for 7 p.m.

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