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DeWalt, Huskey take home Sun Belt weekly honors

Texas State Volleyball
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Texas State junior outside hitter/setter Cheyenne Huskey and freshman setter Emily DeWalt both received Sun Belt weekly awards, the conference announced Monday. 

Huskey was named the Sun Belt Offensive Player of The Week, while DeWalt received the Sun Belt Setter of the Week and Freshman of the Week accolades. This is the second time this year DeWalt has received both awards in the same week. 

 Huskey and DeWalt helped the Bobcats go 4-0 last week. Texas State defeated UTSA during a midweek game, while the Bobcats won the 2018 Sparky Classic in Tempe, Arizona with sweeps over Gonzaga and Arizona State, and a 3-1 win over Northern Arizona. DeWalt was named to the Sparky Classic MVP and Huskey was named to the all-tournament team. 

Huskey amassed 56 kills, 32 digs, seven aces, seven blocks and three assists in four games last week. Huskey tallied 21 kills against UTSA. Against NAU, she recorded 15 digs, 13 kills and five aces. The Columbus native finished the week with 14 kills against Arizona State.   

This is the first Sun Belt weekly award for Huskey.

 DeWalt recorded 157 assists, 33 digs, 11 kills, four service aces and two blocks during the week. 

Against UTSA, the Helotes native notched 41 assists and eight digs. DeWalt had 32 assists and 11 digs against Gonzaga. She added 46 assist and nine digs against NAU. DeWalt amassed 38 assists against the Sun Devils.

 Texas State has received seven of the 17 weekly awards during the 2018 campaign.

DeWalt has received four awards and was named Setter of the Week and Freshman of the Week on Sept. 3. Senior Madison Daigle was named Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 3. Senior Amy Pflughaupt was named Offensive Player of the Week.

Texas State begins Sun Belt play against Louisiana-Monroe in Monroe, Louisiana on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

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