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Lexi Morris earns second SCAC Defensive Player of the Week honor

Lexi Morris earns second SCAC Defensive Player of the Week honor
SEGUIN, Texas -- Texas Lutheran Women's Volleyball libero Lexi Morris has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week for a second time in the 2019 season.
 
Morris, a freshman from Victoria (Victoria West), registered 26 digs last week in a three-set SCAC win over the University of St. Thomas (Texas).
 
Morris' 26 digs represent the second-highest, single-match dig total of her career and the top dig total in a three-set match in the SCAC this year. Morris has a career-high dig total of 33, set on Sept 21 in a five-set loss to Austin College.
 
Morris also added 12 digs in a three-set road loss last week against Huston-Tillotson.
 
A starter at libero in all 17 matches this year for TLU, Morris averages 4.37 digs per set. She has 271 total digs, and she has served 20 aces and collected 49 assists.
 
TLU (9-8, 2-2) heads to Georgetown, Texas for Tuesday's conference match with Southwestern University. Match time is set for 6 p.m. in Southwestern's Robertson Center. Southwestern is 10-6 overall and 3-1 in the SCAC.
 
Other impressive performances in the SCAC: 

Junior Annie Rose Leggett of Trinity led the Tigers in digs and digs per set for the second consecutive week. She recorded 29 digs throughout seven sets for an average of 4.14 digs per set. Leggett tallied 19 digs in the Tigers win over St. Thomas on Wednesday. Freshman Emma White of Southwestern produced 12 digs in each of the Pirates' two matches. White totaled 24 digs throughout the seven sets averaging 3.43 digs per set. Junior Kaylyn Latin of St. Thomas recorded 71 total digs throughout the week for an average of 6.45 digs per set. Latin had two kills and 24 digs against No. 10-ranked Trinity, and then recorded 31 digs in the win over Centenary.   

SCAC Volleyball
Defensive Players-of-the-Week
Week 1 Lexi Morris, Texas Lutheran University
Week 2 Mari Prazak, Austin College
Week 3 Emily Ellis, Trinity 
Week 4 Ali Grona, Southwestern University 
Week 5 Lexi Morris, Texas Lutheran University