Jay Sawicki, Eastern Mennonite University

2/23/2004

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Jay Sawicki, Eastern Mennonite University
Fr., Outside Hitter, 6-5 (Wayne, N.J. - Wayne Hills H.S.)


 

Jay Sawicki, a 6-5 freshman outside hitter for 14th-ranked Eastern Mennonite University (10-4, 8-2 NECVA Western), has been selected the Sports Imports/AVCA Division III Men's National Player of the Week. He led the Royals to three road victories, including upsets of two higher-ranked opponents. EMU opened the week with a sweep of Hilbert, followed by a sweep of 10th-ranked D'Youville and then a 3-2 defeat of 13th-ranked Medaille. Sawicki recorded back-to-back kill-dig double-doubles with 16 kills and 10 digs against D'Youville and 30 kills and 10 digs in avenging an earlier loss to Medaille. For the week, he averaged 5.91 points, 4.54 kills, 1.82 digs, 1.00 aces and 0.64 blocks, while hitting at a .420 clip (50-13-88) over the course of 11 games. The Eastern Mennonite University head coach is Jason Axford.

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