Carson reels in Landmark Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week Award

MADISON, N.J.—Susquehanna volleyball outside hitter/middle hitter Emily Carson (Caldwell N.J./James Caldwell) was named the Landmark Women's Volleyball Player of the Week on Monday afternoon after she powered the Crusaders to a 4-0 weekend and was voted the Crusader Classic MVP.

Carson started all four games on the weekend and held nothing back as she racked up 16 sets, 43 kills, 32 digs, 12 block assists and four solo blocks.

During the Crusaders three-set sweep of King's (Pa.), Carson collected 10 kills and five digs to go along with two blocks and a .417 attack percentage.

She added 10 more kills, 12 digs, one solo block and six block assists to her stats in SU's 3-1 win against Elmira.

She had no trouble matching her previous day's stats during the Crusaders' 3-0 sweep of PSU-Berks as she went on to accumulate 10 kills, 12 digs, four block assists and one assist during her three sets of action.

Susquehanna capped off its weekend with another 3-0 sweep over Albright where Carson yet again proved to be a power house. She tallied 13 more kills, three digs, three solo blocks, four service aces and one assist, totaling for a .579 attack percentage.

Carson has appeared in all 75 sets and 22 matches on the season. She leads the team in kills (243; 3.24 kps), attack percentage (.269), is second in blocks (52; 14 solo/38 assist), third in digs (186; 2.48 dps) and fourth in service aces (13).

The team is currently 9-13 on the season and went 4-0 this weekend, dropping just one set to Elmira as they went on to defeat all opponents and win their own Crusader Classic Tournament.