SBC Volleyball’s Daniel Earns 3rd SBC Freshman Of The Week Honor
South Alabama’s Mechell Daniel was selected as the Sun Belt Conference’s Freshman of the Week for the third time this season. It also extends the Jaguars streak to five weeks in a row that a Jaguar has earned the Freshman of the Week honor and the seventh overall this year.
Daniel, a native of Chelmsford, England, led the team offensively with 29 kills in her two matches. She hit .329 and averaged 4.14 kills pr game and 4.86 points per set. She led the Jags with 27 digs and 3.86 digs per set while recording a double-double in both matches. Additionally, she had a pair of aces and five total blocks.
Her two double-doubles gives her 10 for the season with nine of them coming against Sun Belt teams.
Prior to this season, the South Alabama volleyball program only had six players chosen to receive a weekly award in the program’s history.
Daniel currently ranks third in the conference in kills (3.69) and points (4.25) and tied for fourth place in service aces (0.28).
The lady Jaguars will face conference rival Troy on Wednesday beginning at 7pm in Troy.