Apana caps great week with volleyball Player of the Week honor
Junior Kaena Apana earned the Lady Bucs' second Player of the Week award of the season Monday afternoon.
Junior Kaena Apana earned the Lady Bucs' second Player of the Week award of the season Monday afternoon.

Monday, October 23, 2006

(October 23, 2006) - With record-setting team and individual performances, ETSU's Kaena Apana was named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week by the conference office. Apana set a conference record for digs and helped the Lady Bucs set a team league mark in digs and a school record win-streak.


ETSU has amassed 11 straight wins this season and is undefeated in the A-Sun. Over the weekend, The Lady Bucs upset league favorite Belmont in a five game match, coming back from a two game deficit. Apana recorded 29 digs in the match. In the sweep of Lipscomb, Apana recorded 31 digs, a new record for a three game conference match. She averaged 7.50 digs per game over eight games. As a team, the Lady Bucs also set a record for digs in the same category with 84.
The Waianae,
Hawaii native is currently second in the league, averaging 5.60 digs per game and is majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies.


The Lady Bucs take to the road, completing their conference schedule with visits to Stetson and Mercer in the coming week. ETSU challenges Stetson Friday, October 27 at 7 p.m. in DeLand, Fla, and wraps up A-Sun play against Mercer at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 29 in Macon, Ga.


The 10-member league headquartered in Macon, Ga., includes Belmont, Campbell, ETSU, Gardner-Webb, Jacksonville, Kennesaw State, Lipscomb, Mercer, North Florida and Stetson, with Florida Gulf Coast and USC Upstate to compete in 2007.


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Aug 21 USC Upstate 0
MSOC Virginia Tech (Ex) 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 22 ETSU 2
WSOC ETSU 3 Radford, Va.
Aug 24 Radford 1
VB ETSU 0 Blacksburg, Va.
Aug 28 Virginia Tech 3
WSOC Tennessee Tech 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 28 ETSU 1
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Aug 28 Clemson University 3
VB ETSU 0 Radford, Va.
Aug 29 Washington St. 3
VB ETSU 3 Radford, Va.
Aug 29 LIU Brooklyn 1
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