(GREENVILLE, Pa.) – Thomas More College senior outside hitter Marisa Meyer (Cincinnati, Ohio/Seton), first-year setter Alli Borders (Florence, Ky./Boone County) and first-year forward Olivia Nienaber (Alexandria, Ky./Bishop Brossart) earned weekly honors from the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) office on Monday.
Meyer and Borders swept the volleyball awards as Meyer was named PAC Volleyball Player of the Week and Borders was named the PAC Volleyball Rookie of the Week. Meyer helped the Saints post a 4-0 week. She hit .297 with a team-high 59 kills (4.54 k/s) and nine service aces to go with five assists. On the defensive side of the net, Meyer was second on the team in digs with 56 (4.31 d/s) and added a pair of block assists. Borders paced the Thomas More offense during a 4-0 week with 163 assists (12.5 a/s). She adding 20 kills and a service ace while hitting .375. On the defensive side of the net, Borders finished with 27 digs (2.08 d/s) and nine total blocks for the Saints.
Nienaber was named the PAC Women's Soccer Rookie of the Week. She helped lead the fourth-ranked Saints to a 2-0 record last week. Nienaber led the team in scoring over the two matches, finishing with a pair of goals, both game winners, and an assist.
The volleyball team returns to action on October 17 when it hosts Thiel College at 4 p.m. and Saint Vincent at 6 p.m. at the Connor Convocation Center. The women's soccer team returns to the pitch on Saturday (October 15) when it travels to New Wilmington, Pennsylvania to play Westminster College at 12 p.m.