SUNO sweeps GCAC weekly volleyball awards

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ulf Coast Athletic Conference announces Volleyball Players of the Week

New Orleans ( – The Gulf Coast Athletic Conference office announced today the GCAC Volleyball Players of the Week for the ninth week of the 2015 season. Southern University at New Orleans swept the weekly honors with freshman Johnee LeBlanc named Attacker of the Week, senior Ana Privat earning Defender of the Week and freshman Marija Stojijkovic was selected as Setter of the Week.

GCAC Attacker of the Week: Johnee LeBlanc, SUNO (FR, OH, Addis, La.)

Johnee LeBlanc earned her first Attacker of the Week award after posting a double-double for the Lady Knights as they moved to 8-0 in the GCAC. LeBlanc had 12 kills and 15 digs in the match as well as five aces without a service error.

GCAC Defender of the Week: Ana Privat, SUNO (SR, DS/L, Belgrade, Serbia)

Ana Privat claimed the Defender of the Week award for the fourth time this season. Privat had 21 digs in a 3-1 victory over Philander Smith, the ninth time this season she posted at least 20 digs in a match. She leads the GCAC and ranks 13th nationally with an average of 5.6 digs per set.

GCAC Setter of the Week: Marija Stojijkovic, SUNO (FR, S, Belgrade, Serbia)

Marija Stojijkovic wins Setter of the Week honors for the fifth time in six weeks after recording 41 assists against Philander Smith. Stojijkovic has 85 assists in her last two matches and has posted 40 assists or more four times this season. She also had three aces in the victory, giving her 30 for the year.

Previous Attackers of the Week

10/20 Autumn Trimble, Philander Smith

10/13 Ty Howard, Dillard

10/6 Shelby Stewart, Dillard

9/29 Shannon Jones, SUNO

9/22 Adriana Titonea, SUNO

9/15 Taylor Reuther, Xavier

9/8 Zyra Wright, Philander Smith

9/1 Carolyne Edwards, Tougaloo

Previous Defenders of the Week

10/20 Victoria Hicks, Philander Smith

10/13 Darian Harris, Xavier

10/6 Ana Privat, SUNO

9/29 Ana Privat, SUNO

9/22 Ana Privat, SUNO

9/15 Demetria Horton, Dillard

9/8 Darian Harris, Xavier

9/1 Darian Harris, Xavier

Previous Setters of the Week

10/20 Marija Stojijkovic, SUNO

10/13 Franziska Pirkl, Xavier

10/6 Marija Stojijkovic, SUNO

9/29 Marija Stojijkovic, SUNO

9/22 Marija Stojijkovic, SUNO

9/15 Franziska Pirkl, Xavier

9/8 Samantha Moore, Philander Smith

9/1 Franziska Pirkl, Xavier

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