BELTON, Texas — University of Mary Hardin-Baylor volleyball senior Jenna Gillean has been named American Southwest Conference West Division Defensive Player of the Week for the week ending October 20th. This is the third Defensive Player of the Week award for Gillean this season.
Gillean, an outside hitter from Midland, Texas (Midland) averaged 6.25 digs per set in a pair of wins last weekend. She recorded a total of 50 digs in UMHB’s 2-0 week, splitting with 25 digs against both UT Dallas and LeTourneau. Gillean also added a block assist in both matches. Her offensive numbers included 22 kills, one assist and three service aces.
Annika Canaba (Sul Ross State) took home the West Division Offensive Player of the Week award while UT Dallas’s Caroline Shecterle and Alyssa Porter split the East Division honors. UMHB returns to action on Tuesday, October 22nd in a 6 p.m. match against Southwestern University at the Mayborn Campus Center in Belton.