Ellie Stigger (Louisville, Ky.) Transylvania University | Middle Blocker | Junior – Stigger had a gargantuan weekend at the Berry Invitational as the Pioneers went 4-0 against their competition, winning all matches in straight sets, including a straight-set victory over No. 20 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. The junior had double-digit kills in all five matches in a 5-0 week in total (including a 3-set sweep of Centre to begin the week). In Transylvania’s most notable victory of the week, a 25-17, 25-23, 26-24 against No. 20 Mary Hardin-Baylor, Stigger had a co-match high 17 kills against just two errors for a .556 hitting percentage as the Pioneers beat their second top-25 opponent of the year. Stigger added three digs and an ace in the performance. In her five games this week, Stigger had attacking percentages of .350, .500, .474, .556, and .647. In the final match of the week, a 25-16, 25-10, 25-15 win over Rhodes, Stigger had a perfect 11 kills to zero errors. Stigger tallied 64 kills to 10 errors for the week and added 18 blocks.
HCAC Women's Volleyball Athletes of the Week
Week 2 - Ellie Stigger, Transylvania University
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