Anderson Earns GLVC Weekly Honors Following Monster Weekend


The sophomore helped lead the Eagles to a fifth-straight sweep of GLVC-foes

 University of Southern Indiana Volleyball Sophomore Leah Anderson (Bloomington, Illinois) posted monster numbers in the USI-hosted GLVC Triangular, beating No. 6 Rockhurst University and Lindenwood University on Saturday, February 20, thus earning GLVC Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week.

During the two-match weekend, Anderson cut through the Hawk and Lion defense at 5.67 kills per set (34 total), three service aces, and a hitting percentage of .446, amassing 38.5 points (6.42 points per set). The sophomore also flew around the defensive side, laying out for 3.00 digs per set (18 total) and thwarting opponent attacks with three blocks (0.5 per set).

The Illinois-native set a season-high in hitting percentage at .455 against Lindenwood after setting a season-high earlier in the day against Rockhurst at .438. Anderson tied her season high in kills with 17 in both games, also blasting 17 kills against Indianapolis (2/6/2021), and points with 21.0, also recorded 21.0 against No.2 Lewis (then No. 14).

This season, Anderson leads the Eagles in multiple categories while also ranking highly in the GLVC overall in multiple statistical categories. She leads USI in kills (83), kills per set (4.15), services aces (14, 0.70 per set), digs (63, 3.15 per set) and points (101.0, 5.05 per set). In the conference, she leads in points per set at 5.05 while ranking second in service aces per set (0.70) and kills per set (4.15)



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