November 07, 2005
Ryan named GLVC Player of the Week
EVANSVILLE, Ind. –
University of Southern Indiana junior outside hitter Emily Ryan
(Batesville, Indiana) was named the GLVC Player of the Week after she recorded a pair of double-doubles in the Screaming Eagles' victories over Saint Joseph's College and the University of Indianapolis last weekend. The victories secured the fourth seed in the GLVC Tournament for USI.
The Player of the Week award is the second of Ryan's USI career and the second for USI in 2005. Senior middle blocker Laura Ellerbusch
(Newburgh, Indiana) earned the award in September.
Ryan started the week with a match-high 17 kills and 12 digs in the Eagles' 3-0 victory over the Pumas. Ryan hit .297 as USI recorded its third straight sweep.
In the exciting five-game victory over Indianapolis, Ryan recorded a match-high 22 kills and 17digs as well as a .356 attacking percentage. She had eight kills and a .700 attacking percentage in the second game alone to help the Eagles overcome a one-game deficit.
For the week, Ryan averaged 4.88 kills, a .329 attacking percentage, 3.62 digs, and 5.12 points per game.
The Eagles face the Indianapolis Greyhounds Thursday at 5 p.m. in the first round of the GLVC Tournament.
Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information