Rachel Eubanks goes for a block in a match against Taylor this past year. Photo by Richard Davis
Volleyball - Mon, Sep. 17, 2012
Rachel Eubanks tore it up this past week, earning her
first-ever Mid-South Conference Volleyball Player of the Week honors. The
sophomore had 71 kills, including a career-match high 25, in five games. She
hit .384 for the week.
The Holiday Inn Express tournament started with an
upswing for Eubanks with 16 kills on 34 attempts against the No. 7 team in the
country. The Cincinnati, OH native tallied her match-high that evening in a
battle with Olivet Nazarene. Her week started with a 7-of-9 performance with
zero errors against MSC foe Cumberland University.
"She had a phenomenal week," said GC coach Nick Griffin. "We
had some people listening to the Olivet call of our match and the broadcasters
kept saying stop setting her. I had to laugh a little on that. She just had a
Eubanks is 10th in the conference in hitting percentage (.265)
and seventh in total kills (130).
This is the first player of the week honor for the
volleyball team and only the second week the award has been given out by the