HIGH POINT, N.C. – Belmont Abbey College outside hitter Liam Maxwell has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Player of the Week for games played from Feb. 5-11, the Conference announced today.
Maxwell, a sophomore from Manahawkin, N.J., led the Crusaders to a 2-1 record last week after averaging 4.57 kills per set on 64 total kills. He also tallied 20 digs, eight service aces and five blocks on the week.
Against Limestone, Maxwell just missed out on a double-double, notching 23 kills and eight digs with two service aces in the 3-2 win. In a 3-1 victory over Erskine, Maxwell put down a career-high 26 kills with six digs and three blocks. In the team's 3-2 loss to Emmanuel, he would register 15 kills, six digs and five service aces.
Maxwell currently has a 3.90 kills per set average on 152 totak kills. His total kills and kills per set both lead Conference Carolinas.
Also nominated for Men's Volleyball Player of the Week: Anthony Savage (Limestone), Wes Rogman (Lees-McRae) & Aleksa Brkovic (Barton)
2018 Men's Volleyball Players of the Week
Week One (Jan. 8) – Kiel Bell (King)
Week Two (Jan. 15) – Robert Bowling (Lees-McRae)
Week Three (Jan. 22) – Kiel Bell (King)
Week Four (Jan. 29) – Angelos Mandilaris (Barton)
Week Five (Feb. 5) – Angelos Mandilaris (Barton)
Week Six (Feb. 12) – Liam Maxwell (Belmont Abbey)