Immediate Release –Sports


September 9, 2019


Sinclair Sophomore earns back to back Volleyball Player of the Week honors


By Kyle Kuhlman/OCCAC Sports Information

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – Columbus State and Sinclair representatives earned OCCAC Player of the Week honors for the second straight week. Elizabeth Nicole Sicking repeats as the D-II winner while Cougar libero Tate Rybarczyk brings home D-III accolades.

Elizabeth Nicole Sicking (5-11/SO – Fairfield H.S./Hamilton, OH) is now a back-to-back honoree and owns seven OCCAC weekly honors in her career. This past week, she guided Sinclair to a 5-0 mark by attacking .409 with 4.93 kills per set. Sicking inflicted damage from the base line as well, connecting for 10 service aces and running her points per set average to 5.79. She performed defensively to the tune of 2.14 digs per set.

Sinclair now 9-4 on the season and 2-1 in the conference, will play Wednesday night on the road at conference foe Clark State in their only match of the week.