Adorno-DeJesus is Adidas OVC Defensive Player of the Week
Monday, September 26, 2016
Adorno-DeJesus is Adidas OVC Defensive Player of the Week

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. --- Tennessee State’s Cherlie Adorno-DeJesus was named Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week. This is the junior’s first time winning the award. She also is the first TSU volleyball player this season to earn a player of the week award.

The junior libero leads the team defensively in the back with 205 digs on the season, averaging 4.02 digs per set. Through 15 games this season Adorno-DeJesus has lead the Tigers in digs in 10 of those matches.

Adorno-DeJesus recorded a total of 40 digs this past week, notching a team-high of 18 digs in the match versus Belmont and 22 digs against SIUE. The junior has been in double-digit digs in 11 out of 15 contest this season.

The Tigers will begin a three game home stand with a home match against Tennessee Tech on Wednesday Sept. 28 in Kean Hall at 6 p.m.

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