WACO, Texas – Rebecca Moustapha of Wiley College (Texas) earned recognition as the Red River Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week for Sept. 15-21. Cassandra Valent of Our Lady of the Lake University (Texas) was named RRAC Hitter of the Week, Tina Sekulic of the University of Texas-Brownsville as Setter of the Week, and Diana Castaneda of Wiley as the Libero of the Week for the same dates. This is the fourth set of weekly awards for the 2014 season.
Moustapha, a junior middle blocker from Houston, piled up 30 kills and 10 blocks as the Wildcats started conference play with three victories. She achieved a hitting percentage of .463 for the week with only five errors in 54 total attacks. Moustapha reached a high of 13 kills in a 3-0 sweep of Jarvis Christian College (Texas) and hit nine kills to top Huston-Tillotson University (Texas). She is currently seventh in the RRAC in total blocks for the 8-11 Wildcats.
WACO, Texas – Maureen Rono of Wiley College (Texas) claimed the Red River Athletic Conference Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week award for Sept. 8-14, while Wiley's Patrick Mutai was selected as the RRAC Men's Runner of the Week for the same dates. This is the third set of awards for the 2014 season.
Rono, a sophomore from Baringo, Kenya, placed fourth in a field of 71 runners at the Lois Davis Invitational hosted by Southern Arkansas University. She posted a time of 19:01 in the 5K distance.
WACO, Texas – Aimee Longley of Bacone College (Okla.) and Kayla Taylor of Wiley College (Texas) were named Red River Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Co-Offensive Players of the Week for Sept. 8-14, while Adriana Torres of the University of St. Thomas (Texas) garnered the RRAC Defensive Player of the Week award for the same dates. This is the third set of awards for the 2014 season.
Longley, a senior midfielder from Safety Beach, Australia, notched two goals to key a 5-2 victory for Bacone over the University of Saint Mary (Kan.). With the goals, she moved into a tie for seventh in the RRAC in points this season. The Lady Warriors are now 1-4 overall.