SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Sept. 5, 2016) – ETSU volleyball player Kaela Massey (Brentwood, Tenn.) was named the SoCon Defensive Player of the Week Monday by the league office. It is the second straight week that an ETSU player has been honored by the SoCon with the first being Rylee Milhorn (Kingsport, Tenn.) (Offensive Player of the Week).
Massey continued to be a major reason why the Bucs’ are off to a 6-0 in 2016 in last weekend’s Liberty Invitational. For the tournament, the freshman from Brentwood, Tenn. totaled 16.0 blocks and averaged 1.60 blocks per set. Her most impressive performance came against USC Upstate on Saturday as she collected seven blocks and a career-high 11 kills against the Spartans.
The undefeated Buccaneers will be back in action this weekend as it takes part in the Clemson Classic in Clemson, S.C. ETSU will take on Clemson (1:30 p.m.) and North Dakota (4:30 p.m.) on Friday before closing out the tournament with a 7 p.m. match against Tulane Saturday.
FOLLOW THE BUCS