Katie Leftridge Named AVCA Division III Player of the Week

Katie Leftridge Named AVCA Division III Player of the Week

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LEXINGTON, Ky. – Junior Katie Leftridge of the Stevenson University women's volleyball team was named the Sports Imports/AVCA Division III Player of the Week on Tuesday afternoon.  It marks the second time in her career Leftridge has won the award, as she also earned the same honor on October 10, 2017.

Leftridge, who on Monday was named the MAC Commonwealth Player of the Week, totaled 56 kills (5.09 kills/set) and 49 digs (4.45 digs/set) in a 3-0 week.  In a 3-1 win against Stevens, a team that has received votes in the AVCA national poll for most of the season, Leftridge recorded 24 kills, 24 digs and four blocks and hit .420.  She also had 17 kills and 18 digs against Alvernia and 15 kills and seven digs against Hood.

Stevenson is back in action Wednesday night when it hosts Messiah in a MAC Commonwealth semifinal at Owings Mills Gymnasium at 7 pm.