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
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.
|Total # of|
|10/1||Gulf Coast Stampede||21||26:51||98||8K||Results|
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
|Total # of|
|10/1/11||Asics McNeeese Cowboy Stampede||22||19:01||60||5K||Results|