Humphrey Tabbed C-USA Defensive Player of Week
Sept. 8, 2014
IRVING, Texas – Following a 2-1 weekend for the Rice Owls volleyball team at the NC State Tournament, senior middle blocker Jillian Humphrey was named the Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.
A native of Shoreacres, Texas, Humphrey earned her second career C-USA Defensive Player of the Week award by leading the Owls with 12 blocks, two solo, including a match-high six in a big five-set win over UConn. Humphrey also tallied 35 kills while hitting .324 (35-for-68) over the three matches.
The Owls return to action tomorrow when they host the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders at 6 p.m., followed by a trip to Milwaukee to partake in the Marquette Tournament, Sept. 12-13.