Marcinek, Hardy and Creamer Land #ASunVB Weekly Honors

Monday, November 04, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Kennesaw State's Kelly Marcinek, ETSU's Meredith Hardy and Stetson's Tiffany Creamer posted strong performances in conference action to collect Atlantic Sun Weekly Volleyball Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.

Marcinek earned her ninth-straight match with ten or more kills as she averaged 5.60 kills per set this week for the Owls.

Hardy had a record breaking week with the Buccaneers, recording her 439th block career block to become the all-time leader in the A-Sun record books.

Creamer averaged 3.9 kills, 1.8 digs, and 0.8 blocks per set last week for the Hatters.

Atlantic Sun Volleyball Player of the Week - Nov. 4
Quick Bio Accomplishments
 Kelly Marcinek

• Freshman
• OH
• Crete, Ill.
• Undeclared

• Third career A-Sun Volleyball weekly award
• Registered ninth-straight match with ten or more kills
• Averaged 5.60 kills per set in three matches
• Collected five blocks vs. ETSU
• Tallied 56 kills with a .396 hitting percentage

Stats for the Week: 5.60 Kills/Set, 56 Kills, .396 Hit Pct.
Next KSU Contest: at North Florida: Fri., Nov. 8     ;
Other Nominees: Megan Devine, ETSU; Kylie Jacob, Jacksonville; Jewell Dobson, Lipscomb; Anna Budinska, North Florida; Jayden Julian, Northern Kentucky; Kayla Eversgerd, USC Upstate; Kayla Weller, Stetson

Atlantic Sun Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week - Nov. 4
Quick Bio Accomplishments
 Meredith Hardy

• Jr.; MB
• Kingsport, Tenn.
• Exercise Science

• Third career A-Sun Volleyball weekly award
• Marked a record-setting week while leading the Bucs to three wins
• Became the A-Sun all-time career blocks leader (439)
• Collected 18 total blocks this week
• Averaged 2.46 kills per set
• Added two serving aces in ETSU's first ever win at FGCU

Stats for the Week: 1.38 Blocks/Set, 18 Blocks, 2.46 Kills/Set
Next ETSU Contest: vs. Lipscomb: Friday, Nov. 8            
Other Nominees: Gabriela Roman, Jacksonville; Bri McCombs, Lipscomb; Ellen Hawks, Stetson; Morgan Page, USC Upstate

Atlantic Sun Volleyball Freshman of the Week - Nov. 4
Quick Bio Accomplishments
 Tiffany Creamer

• Freshman
• OH
• Newnan, Ga.
• Integrative Health Science

• Third career A-Sun Volleyball weekly award
• Posted a 3.90 kills per set week; season average, 2.79
• Collected seven blocks in two matches
• Led the Hatters in kills vs. ETSU and Upstate
• Grabbed a .378 hitting percentage

Stats for the Week: 3.90 Kills/Set, 7 Blocks, .378 Hit Pct.
Next Stetson Contest: at North Florida; Tues., Nov. 5            
Other Nominees: Taylor Snyder, Northern Kentucky; Rachel Miller, Jacksonville; Emily Koelling, USC Upstate; Erin Edwards, North Florida
2013 Atlantic Sun Volleyball Weekly Awards
Date Player of the Week (School)
Defensive Player of the Week (School) Freshman of the Week (School)
Sept. 3 Kendall Courtney (Jacksonville) Emily Rochefort (Mercer) Kelly Marcinek (Kennesaw State)
Sept. 9 Jewell Dobson (Lipscomb) Ellen Hawks (Stetson) Taylor Snyder (Northern Kentucky)
Sept. 16 Megan Devine (ETSU) Camille Pedraza (Kennesaw State) Taylor Snyder (Northern Kentucky)
Sept. 23 Kaley Melville (Stetson) Meredith Hardy (ETSU) Tiffany Creamer (Stetson)
Sept. 30 Sammie Strausbaugh (Jacksonville) Bri McCombs (Lipscomb) Tiffany Creamer (Stetson)
Oct. 7 Jewell Dobson (Lipscomb) Cameron McGuire (North Florida) Morgan Van Alstine (North Florida)
Oct. 14 Meredith Hardy (ETSU) Morgan Page (USC Upstate) Kelly Marcinek (Kennesaw State)
Oct. 21 Caitlin Dotson (Lipscomb) Alyssa Robertson (Jacksonville) Abby Fesl (North Florida)
Oct. 28 Megan Devine (ETSU) Morgan Page (USC Upstate) Kelly Marcinek (Kennesaw State)
Nov. 4 Kelly Marcinek (Kennesaw State) Meredith Hardy (ETSU) Tiffany Creamer (Stetson)

About Player of the Week
The following criteria are used by the Atlantic Sun Conference in selecting the A-Sun Players of the Week in each of the conference’s 20 sports. These criteria are used in no specific order and, in its groupings, one does not weigh more than the others:
• Statistics compiled during the week of competition
• The impact of that person’s efforts in meeting the team goals (i.e., game-winning shot, walk-off home run, etc.)
• Magnitude of the contest on the conference and national level (i.e., game meant championship, etc.)
• When individual participates in more than one game per week, how that individual performs in each of those games, effecting team performance goals
• Level of competition faced by each individual
• Each week’s performance will be considered on its own merit
• Other pertinent factors (i.e., career milestones; program, conference and/or national records)