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RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Great American Conference announced the league’s Volleyball Players of the Week for the opening week of the 2021 spring season. Northwestern Oklahoma State’s Kaydee Honeycutt claimed the Offensive honor; Oklahoma Baptist’s Diana Carranza earned the Defensive award and Southern Nazarene’s Breckynn Myers garnered the Setter accolade

GAC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Kaydee Honeycutt, Northwestern Oklahoma State, OH, Jr., Marquez, Texas

Honeycutt helped the Rangers earn a GAC-opening victory as she collected 17 kills in the four-set triumph against East Central. She hit .333 in the victory. She added four blocks and an ace to finish with a match-high 20.0 points. She also tallied nine digs against the Tigers.


GAC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Diana Carranza, Oklahoma Baptist, L, Jr., Lima, Peru

Carranza paced a stout Bison defensive effort in their season-opening victory against Southeastern Oklahoma State. She tallied a match-high 21 digs and the Savage Storm produced just a .178 attack percentage. She averaged 7.00 digs per set for the fourth time in her career, and just the second time in a three-set contest.


GAC SETTER OF THE WEEK – Breckynn Myers, Southern Nazarene, So., Rose Hill, Kansas

Myers led the Crimson Storm to a five-set, come-from-behind victory against Southwestern Oklahoma State as she notched a triple double with 47 assists, 14 digs and 12 kills. In 10 matches in 2019, she amassed a total of 20 assists. The win gave Crimson Storm head coach Kevin Ingram the 400th coaching victory of his 20-year tenure at Southern Nazarene.


Sunny Batschelett, MB (Southern Nazarene), Mackenzie Eford, MB (Arkansas Tech), Karli Ferguson, MB (Ouachita), Morgan Gross, RS (Southern Arkansas), Libby Hinton, MB (Harding), Malia Leatherland, OH (Oklahoma Baptist), Mya Robinson, OH (Henderson State)

Lexie Castillow, L (Ouachita), Katherine Cowart, DS (Harding), Madison Grantham, L (Arkansas Tech), Sydnee Miller, L (Northwestern Oklahoma State)

Kaylee Buell, S (Oklahoma Baptist), Brianna Merkel, S (Arkansas Tech), Sarah Morehead, S (Harding), Avery Osburg, S (Northwestern Oklahoma State), Katie Pearson, S (Arkansas-Monticello), Morgan Schuster, S (Southern Arkansas)



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