October 11, 2010

Landmark Conference honors Jean as Player of the Week

WASHINGTON – For the second straight week the CUA volleyball team produced the Landmark Conference Player of the Week as Claudia Jean received the honor on Monday.  Jean helped lead CUA to a 3-2 record last week as she reached double figures in kills in all five matches.

Jean totaled 69 kills and 87 digs last week as the Cardinals defeated Emory & Henry, Penn State-Behrend and Meredith to post a 3-1 record at the Worthington Classic.  For her efforts, Jean was named to the All-Tournament Team.

Jean started the week with 15 kills and 14 digs versus St. Mary’s, while in her second match versus North Carolina-Wesleyan, she totaled 27 digs and 10 kills.

The sophomore’s strong week continued with totals of 16 kills and 19 digs versus Emory & Henry as well as 15 kills and 19 digs against Penn State-Behrend.  Jean closed out her week with 13 kills and eight digs in a 3-0 win over Meredith.  Jean averaged 4.14 points and 4.83 digs over the five matches last week, while adding five aces and a block.

On the season Jean has appeared in 22 matches for the Cardinals and totaled a team-best 272 kills and 281 digs.  In addition, she has added 21 aces, 11 blocks and seven assists.

Jean and the Cardinals have another busy week ahead of them, beginning with a match against York on Wednesday evening inside DuFour Gymnasium.  The match is scheduled to begin at 7:00.

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