Dana Sandknop(Northwest Guilford) claims USAS Conference honors

Posted by Andy Durham on September 27, 2010 at 7:29 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Kelli Viana (Valley Stream, NY/Valley Stream South), Sha McDuffie (Winston-Salem, NC/Parkland) and Dana Sandknop (Summerfield, NC/Northwest Guilford) earned USA South weekly honors, the conference announced today.

Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week
Kelli Viana (Valley Stream, NY/Valley Stream South), a senior defender, helped The Pride to a 2-0 week versus USA South competition by anchoring the defense and also adding two scores. In a 9-1 win over Mary Baldwin, Viana scored the team’s sixth and ninth goals of the game. In a 1-0 win over Shenandoah, Viana anchored a defense that allowed one shot on goal.

Volleyball Player of the Week
Sha McDuffie (Winston-Salem, NC/Parkland), a senior outside hitter, accumulated a .319 hitting percentage and averaged 3.9 kills, 2.2 digs, 1.3 blocks and 0.6 service aces per set last week. The Pride posted a 3-0 record all versus USA South competition. In a 3-0 win over Peace, McDuffie contributed nine digs, eight kills, three blocks, one assist and one service ace. In a 3-0 victory over Shenandoah, McDuffie recorded 15 kills, five blocks, four digs, one assist and one service ace. Finally, in a 3-0 win over Meredith, McDuffie tallied 12 kills, seven digs, four blocks and three service aces.

Volleyball Rookie of the Week
Dana Sandknop (Summerfield, NC/Northwest Guilford), a freshman setter, averaged 11.4 assists, 1.3 digs and 0.9 service aces per set last week as The Pride posted a 3-0 record all versus USA South competition. In a 3-0 win over Peace, Sandknop contributed 39 assists, four service aces, three kills, two digs and one block. In a 3-0 victory over Shenandoah, Sandknop recorded 36 kills, seven digs, three service aces, two blocks and one kill. Finally, in a 3-0 win over Meredith, Sandknop tallied 28 assists, three digs, one service ace and one block.


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