Ashley Martin - Florida Southern

10/2/2006

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Oct. 2, 2006

Ashley Martin - Florida Southern
Sophomore, Right Side, 6-1 (St. Petersburg, Fla. - Seminole High School)

Picture courtesy of Florida Southern athletics.

Ashley Martin, a sophomore right side hitter from #5 Florida Southern, has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Division II National Player of the Week.  Martin led her team to a 2-0 record this past week, including an upset sweep of #1 Tampa.  In the first match of the week against Palm Beach Atlantic, Martin recorded 11 kills at a high .562 clip, while chipping in five digs and three blocks.  In the upset of the previously unbeaten Spartans, the St. Petersburg native landed 17 kills at a .395 mark; she played a little defense, too, contributing eight digs.  For the week, Martin averaged 5.6 kills per game, hitting .444.  Her 2.6 digs and 1.2 blocks per game rounded out an impressive week's performance.  Martin is the first Florida Southern player to receive the Sports Imports/AVCA National Player of the Week award.  The Moccasin Head Coach is Jill Stephens.
 

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