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Economos, Alisaleh receive OVC weekly honors, Mollman named tournament “MVP”

 

APSU Women’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University junior libero Paige Economos and senior setter Sarah Alisaleh each received one of the Ohio Valley Conference’s weekly awards, the league office announced, Monday. In addition, senior middle blocker Jessica Mollman was named the Buccaneer Classic’s “Most Valuable Player.”

Paige Economos

Paige EconomosEconomos, of Crystal Lake, IL, was named the league’s “Libero of the Week” after receiving Buccaneer Classic all-tournament honors last weekend. She led the Lady Govs with 58 en route to her second consecutive all-tournament recognition.

She recorded 24 digs in four sets against host East Tennessee followed by 17 digs in three-set sweeps against both UNC Asheville and UNC Greensboro. Opponents hit just .149 against the Lady Govs in the tournament.

Sarah Alisaleh

Sarah AlisalehAlisaleh, of San Antonio, Texas, was the league’s “Setter of the Week,” her third career honor, after posting 105 assists (11.67 assists per set) during the Buccaneer Classic. She had four kills and 25 assists while playing three of the four sets against East Tennessee.

Alisaleh followed that with 43 assists and nine digs against UNC Asheville. She finished the tournament with 37 assists and 11 digs against UNC Greensboro.

Jessica Mollman

Jessica MollmanMollman, of Cincinnati, Ohio, was named the Buccaneer Classic’s “Most Valuable Player” after leading Austin Peay with 32 kills in three matches. She committed just eight errors in 61 attempts and finished the weekend with a .393 attack percentage.

She recorded 15 kills and a .440 attack percentage against host East Tennessee. Mollman added nine kills against UNC Asheville and eight kills (.438 attack percentage) against UNC Greensboro.

The Lady Govs, who are 9-1 and won their last eight matches in a row, open their home and Ohio Valley Conference schedules when they host Murray State in a 7:00pm, Friday contest at the Dunn Center.


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