Clendenin named Conference Carolinas Player of the Week
Oct 18, 2011
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Lees-McRae College junior Taylor Clendenin
(Statesville, N.C.) has been named the Conference Carolinas women's
volleyball Player of the Week for the second time this season,
announced league officials Tuesday.
Clendenin powered the Bobcats to a perfect 3-0 worksheet in
conference play last week, averaging 3.64 kills per set while
attacking at a .408 clip. The junior outside hitter posted her best
performance of the week on Tuesday against King, recording 19 kills
and a blistering .654 hitting percentage, while also tallying 10
digs to notch a double-double.
The Statesville, N.C. native followed with 12 kills and 12 digs
against Queens on Friday, before posting a match-high nine kills
and a .467 hitting percentage at Pfeiffer on Saturday. Clendenin
currently ranks second on the team in kills per set (3.22) while
attacking at a .277 clip for the season. The Bobcats are currently
18-6 overall and 13-0 in Conference Carolinas play.
Lees-McRae returns to the court on Wednesday when the Bobcats
host North Greenville University in a conference matchup at 7 p.m.
in Williams Gymnasium. The Bobcats will sponsor Dig for the Cure
night on Wednesday in honor of former LMC women's volleyball player
Meme Brown's battle with ovarian cancer.