ATLANTA (Oct. 28, 2019) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that McKenzi Petricko (Millsaps) and Laura Beier (Berry) have been named SAA Volleyball Players of the Week.
Offense - McKenzi Petricko - Senior Outside Hitter - Millsaps
Petricko was outstanding leading Millsaps to a 2-1 record. The senior outside hitter averaged 4.5 kills per set and hit .388. In 121 attempts, she only had seven errors.
Against Belhaven, she posted 17 kills and hit .567. Then against Rhodes, she posted 16 kills and hit .324 followed by a 21-kill performance against Hendrix.
Defense - Laura Beier - Sophomore Libero - Berry
Beier led Berry to a perfect 2-0 record. In a win against Sewanee, she finished with 31 digs and three aces. Shes then added 30 digs in a four-set victory against Centre.
For the week, Beier averaged 6.78 digs per set.