Nov. 10, 2008
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - This week's Golden Eagle Player of the Week is Golden Eagle volleyball player, Stevi Cherry.
Cherry, a 5-foot-10 Junior from Tampa, Fla., led the team in kills in three straight matches over the weekend in the Golden Eagles victories over Conference USA rivals Marshall (3-1) and East Carolina (3-1).
Cherry recorded a season-high 17 kills against East Carolina and averaged 3.82 kills and 1.27 digs per set on the week. She also had an attack percentage of .195, but hit .276 against Tulane and .244 against East Carolina.
Cherry averaged 4.27 points per set and recorded 2 aces.
Southern Miss concludes its regular season at UCF on Nov. 15 in Orlando, Fla., before heading to the C-USA Championship in Memphis, Tenn., Nov. 20-23.