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Phillips Leads League in Digs and Lands Second Weekly Honor

Lauren Phillips

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Junior libero Lauren Phillips earned her second career USA South Women's Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week honor as Meredith College posted a 1-2 record last week. She leads the league with 232 digs and 5.95 digs per set.

Phillips recorded a match-high 21 digs in a 3-0 victory over Emory & Henry Friday evening to kick off the Marymount Invitational. Another double-digit performance followed Saturday morning with 15 digs in a 3-1 loss to Franklin & Marshall. And Phillips closed out the weekend with her second career 30-dig performance in a 3-1 loss to the host Saints Saturday afternoon.

The Avenging Angels travel to Roanoke College Friday evening for a final non-conference contest before finally opening at home with USA South rival Averett University Wednesday, Sept. 25.

USA South Players of the Week