Wilson Leads Volleyball Honors

Siloam Springs, Ark. (November 3, 2008) — John Brown University’s Amber Wilson has been named Sooner Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week, leading the award winners for Oct. 27-Nov. 2.

Also honored were Lubbock Christian University teammates Rachel Stuyvesant as Setter of the Week and Courtney Yonke as Libero of the Week.

Wilson, a 6-1 sophomore middle hitter from Diamond Bar, Calif., average 2.67 kills with a .387 efficiency. She also had 12 digs, five aces, three solo blocks and 10 block assists in leading the Golden Eagles to a 3-0 week with wins over Ozarks, Wayland Baptist and No. 24 Lubbock Christian.

Yonke, a junior libero from Lubbock, Texas, averaged 7.25 digs and had a 96.3 percent service and 95.7 percent service reception rate in a 1-1 week.

Stuyvesant, a 5-9 junior setter from Albuquerque, N.M., averaged 12.29 assists per game to go along with 3.14 digs per game.