TOWSON, Md. – After guiding Susquehanna’s volleyball team to a 2-0 record in the first Landmark Conference Round Robin tournament of 2013, junior middle hitter Hayley Dunkel (Pottsville, Pa. / Pottsville Area) has been named the conference’s Player of the Week, for the period ending Oct. 6.
This is the second time Dunkel has been named Player of the Week this season, as she was also honored for the week of Sept. 9.
This past week, Dunkel helped the Crusaders (20-4, 2-0 Landmark) to victories over Penn State Berks, Scranton and Goucher as SU defeated all three opponents by 3-0 scores.
The junior appeared and started all nine sets, recording 21 kills (2.33 kps) with a .340 attack percentage, four service aces, six digs and four total blocks.
This season, Dunkel has appeared in 82 of 83 sets and leads the squad with a .319 attack percentage and 70 total blocks (.85 bps) while recording 169 kills (2.06 kps), 44 digs and nine service aces.
Dunkel and SU travel to California this weekend with matches against Pomona Pitzer, No. 21 Claremont Mudd-Scripps and Whittier.