NEWBERRY — Newberry College sophomore Natalie Willis was named Eastern College Athletic Conference Corvias Women’s Volleyball Division II Defensive Player of the Week on Wednesday by the league office for the week ending Sept. 11.
Wills had three double-doubles at the Francis Marion Tournament held Sept. 9 and Sept. 10.
She averaged 9.06 assists and 3.63 digs over four matches after the absence of Newberry’s normal starting setters. Willis totaled 145 assists and 58 digs. She had a team-high 43 assists against Emmanuel and tied for a team-high nine digs in a victory over UNC Pembroke.
Willis and the Wolves return to action Friday against Lincoln Memorial. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at Eleazer Arena.
This release was provided by Newberry College.