Big South Announces Volleyball Players of the Week


CHARLOTTE, N.C.  ( - High Point outside hitter Chelsea Davis (Yadkinville, N.C.) has been named the Choice Hotels Big South Volleyball Player of the Week, while High Point libero Annemarie Chin (Tallahassee, Fla.) was tabbed Freshman of the Week for matches played Sept. 17-23.  In addition, Campbell's Mallorie Cubillos (Holly Springs, N.C.) earned Defensive Player of the Week honors.

Davis played an integral role for the Panthers last week as the team went 2-0.  In High Point's Conference opener versus Campbell, she posted 15 kill and a .308 percentage, including seven kills recorded in the crucial 25-23 first set win.  She also had nine digs and two service aces.  In Sunday's match against N.C. A&T, Davis managed 10 kills, a350 percentage, five digs and two blocks.

Chin's defensive performance played a huge role for High Point last week.  She posted 37 digs and averaged 4.62 digs per set.   In High Point's Conference opener against Campbell, she recorded 21 digs. She added 16 digs versus N.C. A&T on Sunday.

Cubillos was the cornerstone in Campbell's back row last week.  She recorded 63 digs, six assists and four service aces.  In the match against High Point, she posted 22 digs and two service aces.  During the Camels' back-to-back wins on Saturday against N.C. Central and N.C. A&T, she had a combined 41 digs and averaged 5.25 digs per set for the week.

Also nominated for volleyball Player of the Week for Week 5: Lorin Thomas (Campbell), Wynter Davis (Charleston Southern), Heather Feldman (Gardner-Webb), Loren Thomas (Liberty), Presley Marbrey (Presbyterian), Emily Carlin (Radford) and Stephanie Palmer (Winthrop).

Also nominated for volleyball Freshman of the Week for Week 5: Sam Zuber (Campbell), Siraya Windsor (Charleston Southern), Caroline Douglas (Liberty) and Cheyanne James (Radford).

Also nominated for volleyball Defensive Player of the Week for Week 5: Ashley Higgenbothem (Charleston Southern), Tyler Cockrell (Gardner-Webb), Annemarie Chin (High Point), Gabrielle Shipe (Liberty) and Katelyn Meeks (Presbyterian).

2012 Players of the Week
Aug. 27 - Stephanie Palmer, Winthrop
Sept. 4 - Loren Thomas, Liberty
Sept. 10 - Chelsea Davis, High Point
Sept. 17 - Courtney Johnk, High Point
Sept. 24 - Chelsea Davis, High Point 

2012 Defensive Players of the Week
Aug. 27 - Lindsey Coats, Campbell
Sept. 4 - Gabrielle Shipe, Liberty
Sept. 10 - Annemarie Chin, High Point
Sept. 17 - Jessica Mullins, Winthrop & Katelyn Meeks (Radford)
Sept. 24 - Mallorie Cubillos, Campbell

2012 Freshmen of the Week
Aug. 27 - Caroline Douglas, Liberty
Sept. 4 - Amy Zimmer, Winthrop
Sept. 10 - Katie Davis, UNC Asheville
Sept. 17 - Rachel Lenz, Winthrop
Sept. 24 - Annemarie Chin, High Point