RICHMOND, Va. – The Colonial Athletic Association announced today, Oct. 6, that Elon volleyball freshman Sydney Busa has been named the CAA Co-Rookie of the Week. This marks the first weekly honor for an Elon volleyball player since joining the league this season.
Busa led the Phoenix last week with 26 kills off 66 attempts and only 10 errors to hit .242 and average 3.25 kills per set. The outside hitter also recorded seven blocks on the week to average 0.88 blocks per set. In Elon’s match at James Madison, she tallied 13 kills (3.25/set) and four blocks (1.00/set). At William & Mary, Busa recorded her fourth double-double of the season with a team-high 13 kills and 11 digs. She hit .312 against the Tribe and averaged another 3.25 kills per set, while adding three blocks. The Leesburg, Va., native also posted two aces on the week and finished with 18 digs (2.25/set).
Elon plays again tomorrow, Oct. 7, in a match at local rival UNCG at 7 p.m. in Greensboro, N.C.