Posted by Chuck Knight - Mon, Oct. 3, 2011 - [ Conference News ] - Viewed 403 times
Hattiesburg, Miss. - The Gulf Coast Athletic Conference announced the players of the week for the week ending October 2, 2011.


Volleyball - Player of the Week

Taylor Reuther # 2 of Xavier (La.)Winner at the Conference level
A 5-7 FR OH from Metairie, La.

Team Record: Week:1-1 Overall: 10-3

OpponentSite
W/L
ScoreGames
Played
KillsERRTAAsstDigsRec
Err
ServesBlocks
Team Opp.AcesERRSAE
SouthernAL0-33161237013011020
Dillard (La.)AW3-14191146121134021
Totals:7352383134145041
Averages:3.505.003.2911.860.144.860.070.570.710.000.570.07
Attack %:0.145

Notes: Recorded two more kill-dig double-doubles -- the freshman has seven this season, more than twice as many as Xavier had a year ago -- and hit .419 in the final three sets Saturday in the victory at defending GCAC Tournament champion Dillard. It was the first time in Xavier's four-year history (after 28 losses) that the Gold Nuggets won on an opponent's floor after losing the first set. Reuther put Xavier ahead to stay in the fourth set with a kill, and she ended the match with a kill.

Men's Cross Country - Runner of the Week

Matt Pieri # of Xavier (La.)Winner at the Conference level
A JR from New Orleans, La.

DateEventIndividual
Finish
Individual Time
(mmm:ss)
Total # of
Runners
Distance 
10/1Gulf Coast Stampede2126:51988KResults

Notes: Ran Xavier's fastest 8K since Farris Gransberry set the record in 1998. Led Xavier to fifth place out of 13 teams. The Gold Rush are 29-16 through five meets after finishing 18-22 in 2010.

Women's Cross Country - Runner of the Week

Monicah Jepkemboi # of Southern-New Orleans (La.)Winner at the Conference level
A JR from Kapsabet, Kenya

DateEventIndividual
Finish
Individual Time
(mmm:ss)
Total # of
Runners
Distance 
10/1/11Asics McNeeese Cowboy Stampede2219:01605KResults