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PSU Volleyball player named LEC Player of the Week

Stoodley represents Panthers with Little East recognition

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – One of the senior captains on the Plymouth State University women's volleyball team received a top weekly honor from the Little East Conference on Monday after leading the Panthers to a pair of wins last week.

            Senior hitter Casey Stoodley (Salem, N.H.) was named LEC Women's Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week.  A two-time All-LEC First Team selection, Stoodley receives her first LEC weekly honor of the season.


            A 5'9" outside hitter, Stoodley averaged 3.91 kills and 0.73 aces per set with a .282 attack percentage in a 2-1 week for PSU. She reached double figures in kills in two of her three matches, producing 18 kills and two aces in Tuesday's five-set loss at Rivier and 16 winners and a .441 attack pct. in Saturday's LEC win over previously unbeaten UMass Dartmouth.  Stoodley wrapped up her week with nine kills and a .389 attack pct. in a win over UMaine Farmington.

            Stoodley leads the Little East in kills with 3.91 per set, ranks second in digs with 3.91 per set, and ranks third in hitting percentage with a .272 mark.  She also ranks seventh in the conference in service aces (0.51 per set).

            The Panthers, 5-8 overall and 1-1 in the Little East, will play a match at in-state rival Colby-Sawyer College on Tuesday and will compete in the Johnson & Wales Fall Classic on Friday and Saturday in Providence, R.I.

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