Crossroads League Announces Athletes of the Week | August 13-19
AVON, Ohio – The Crossroads League Athletes of the Week were announced on Monday, recognizing the top athletes from the week of August 13 through 19. Sports Information Directors from the league nominate student-athletes for the award and vote on each week’s winners.
Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week
Hunter Gibbons, Spring Arbor
Gibbons and the RV Spring Arbor defense, limited Rochester to just four shots in a 6-0 shutout victory to open the 2018 campaign.
Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week
Morris Kamara, Spring Arbor
Kamara opened the 2018 season in style for RV SAU, netting a hat trick in the first 15 minutes to pace the Cougars’ 6-0 win over Rochester.
Volleyball Attacker of the Week
Caylie Teel, Grace
Teel averaged 2.6 kills and 2.8 digs per set, while recording a trio of double-doubles to lead Grace at the Huntington Invitational. The senior posted 12 kills and 14 digs in a four-set upset of No. 16 Cornerstone and ended the tournament with 49 kills, 54 digs and three service aces.
Volleyball Defender of the Week
Valorie Flick, Saint Francis
Flick turned in a 20-dig effort in USF’s four-set loss to No. 10 Hastings and averaged 4.9 digs per set over four matches, helping the Cougars to a 3-1 mark to open the season.
Volleyball Setter of the Week
Alexa Hill, Grace
Hill tossed up 178 assists to go with 24 digs, seven kills, two aces and five blocks to highlight GC’s 3-1 showing at the HU Invite. Hill had at least 39 assists in all four outings, going for 46 helpers in a four-set win over No. 16 Cornerstone.