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Skinner, Economos receive OVC weekly honors

APSU Women’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University volleyball senior middle blocker Taylor Skinner and junior libero Paige Economos have been named recipients of the Ohio Valley Conference weekly awards, the league office announced, Monday.

Lady Govs Paige Economos and Taylor Skinner.

Skinner, of Avon, IN, was named the league’s “Offensive Player of the Week” after finishing last weekend’s action without an attack error in 24 attempts. She had seven kills on 14 attempts (.500 attack percentage) against Southeast Missouri with two assists and two blocks. She followed that with nine kills on 10 attempts (.900 attack percentage) against Eastern Illinois with three service aces and two blocks. It was the second time this season she has recorded back-to-back errorless matches.

She becomes the third APSU volleyball player to receive the league’s weekly offensive award, joining junior Ilyanna Hernandez (September 6th) and sophomore Nikki Doyle (September 20th)

Economos, of Crystal Lake, IL, received the league’s “Defensive Player of the Week” award for the second time this season. She finished the week with 44 digs in victories against Eastern Illinois and Southeast Missouri, averaging 7.33 digs per set. She recorded 24 digs against Southeast Missouri and 20 digs against Eastern Illinois. Economos also registered seven service aces in the two matches, including five against Eastern Illinois.

Austin Peay returns to action with a 5:00pm (CT). Tuesday, OVC contest at Eastern Kentucky.


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