The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) named Savannah State’s Destini Williams Newcomer of the Week in a release on last Tuesday.
Through the Lady Tigers’ two opening games, the freshman defensive specialist racked up 16 assists, 13 digs and 1 service ace. Following the two losses, SSU earned their first win of the season with a 3-1 victory over Brewton Parker on last Monday.
The SIAC named junior middle hitter Jada Wilks of Paine College the Offensive Player of the Week, while her teammate Ayanna Harrison was named Defensive Player of the Week after they beat conference foes Benedict College and Claflin University as well as Frostburg State. Paine setter Melina Rose was named Setter of the Week for her efforts in those three games.
Savannah State travelled to Albany, Ga. on last Thursday for the three-day SIAC Crossover tournament. They opened play on Thursday with a 10 a.m. match againstLaneCollege,followedbya2p.m.matchagainst Lemoyne-OwenCollegeanda6p.m.matchagainstMiles College.