Vivian Lacy - Tusculum

10/1/2007

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October 1, 2007

Vivian Lacy - Tusculum
Senior, Outside Hitter, 5-9 (Palm Bay, Fla. - River Ridge High School)

Photo courtesy Tusculum athletics.

Vivian Lacy, a senior outside hitter for Tusculum College, has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Division II National Player of the Week.  She earned the honors by helping the Pioneers to wins over three South Atlantic Conference opponents last week, which included two 30-plus kill performances. In Tusculum's match against Mars Hill, Lacy, who has also earned SAC Volleyball Player of the Week honors each of the last two weeks, tallied 18 kills, 11 digs and nine total blocks in the 3-1 win. Later in the week against Newberry, Lacy scored 30 kills in 60 attempts with only three errors, a .450 hitting percentage, to help lead her team to a 3-2 win. She also chipped in 15 digs, three aces and two total blocks in the match. The following night, she put away 33 kills in the Pioneers' second consecutive five-game match, a 3-2 win over Catawba. Lacy also scooped up 13 digs, while adding one ace and four total blocks in the victory. For the week, Lacy hit at a .379 clip, while also averaging 5.79 kills, 2.79 digs and 1.07 blocks per game. Lacy is the first player from Tusculum to be named Sports Imports/AVCA Division II National Player of the Week. The Pioneers are coached by Nathan Baker.

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