Nashville, Tenn. – Volleyball senior Madison Halterman and junior Chloe Watson each earned OVC weekly honors for their performances over the weekend. Halterman was selected as OVC Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season while Watson nabbed OVC Offensive Player for this first time this year and Newcomer of the Week for the third time.
This is the first time TSU volleyball has received three awards within the same week.
The team captains have played a big part in the team’s success so far this season, leading both on and off the court.
Watson leads the Tigers with 254 kills on the season, averaging 3.79 kills per set and is hitting .208. The junior currently leads the OVC in kills and points through conference play.
This past weekend the outside hitter helped lead the Tigers to two OVC victories, recording 36 kills through seven sets of play. Watson collected 19 kills and 14 digs against Jacksonville State for her ninth double-double of the season and had 17 kills versus Tennessee Tech.
Senior libero Madison Halterman leads the team defensively in the back with 312 digs on the season, averaging 4.66 digs per set. In conference play, Halterman leads the OVC with 126 digs.
Halterman recorded a total of 41 digs this past weekend, notching a team-high of 24 digs in the match versus Jacksonville State and 17 digs against Tennessee Tech.
Watson and Halterman are back in action, along with the rest of the Tiger volleyball team, this weekend as they travel to Austin Peay on Friday and Murray State on Saturday.
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