2017 Sports Imports/AVCA Division I Women Player of the Week


       Photo Kentucky Athletics

Leah Edmond – University of Kentucky
Sophomore, Outside Hitter, 6-2 (Lexington, Ky. – Paul Laurence Dunbar High School)

Individual Weekly Stats
SP: 6
K/S: 6.50
Hitting %: .423
D/S: 2.67
Pts./S: 6.50

Team Recap
November 24: @ Arkansas, W 3-0
November 26: @ Georgia, W 3-0

Head Coach: Craig Skinner
AVCA Rankings: This Week: 6, Last Week: 6

Helped the Wildcats to a pair of road SEC sweeps…Broke the program record with 21 kills in a three-set match against the Razorbacks…Also hit .452 with just two errors in 42 attempts…Followed that with her sixth double-double of the season (15 kills, 11 digs, .389 hitting percentage)…Kentucky clinched a share of the SEC Championship and the No. 4 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament.

This is the third Sports Imports/AVCA Player of the Week in program history, with the most recent from Lauren Rapp on November 16, 2010…Krista Robinson was the first to take home the honor on October 4, 1993.

2017 SPORTS IMPORTS/AVCA DIVISION I PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

November 28 Leah Edmond Kentucky OH So.
November 21 Carly Skjodt Michigan OH Jr.
November 14 Khalia Lanier Southern California OH So.
November 7 Yossiana Pressley Baylor OH Fr.
October 31 Allie Barber Marquette OH So.
October 24 Lindsey Ruddins UC Santa Barbara OH So.
October 17 Lily Johnson Missouri St. OH Sr.
October 10 Adora Anae Utah OH Sr.
October 3 Laura Milos Oral Roberts OH Sr.
September 26 Annika Albrecht Nebraska OH Sr.
September 19 Taylor Joens SIUE MB Sr.
September 12 Sanja Cizmic Colorado St. OH Sr.
September 5 Haleigh Washington Penn St. MB Sr.
August 29 Rachael Kramer Florida MB So.