Preseason AVCA All American Lacie Smith has been selected as the
NCAA Division II Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference (CVAC)
women's volleyball Player of the Week in the eighth week of the
The senior outside hitter from Knoxville, TN had outstanding
performances for the Lady Bobcats; leading them to a 2-0 record
last week with victories over conference rivals St. Andrews's
Presbyterian College and Coker College. In the game against St.
Andrews, Smith totaled 14 kills, 9 digs, 3 aces, 1.5 blocks, &
1 assist while hitting at a .480 clip. She followed that up with
another solid performance against Coker totaling 9 kills, 8 digs, 2
aces, & 1 block with a .438 hitting percentage.
With both wins for the week, Smith and the Lady Bobcats improve
to 23-7 overall and 15-2 in the CVAC. Currently, they are tied
atop the CVAC standings with Limestone College with just three
regular season games remaining. The regular season champion will
receive the top seed in next weeks CVAC Tournament Championship
hosted by Converse College in Spartanburg, SC.