Gail, Siwy Earn NEAC Men's Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Week Awards

Gail, Siwy Earn NEAC Men's Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Week Awards

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in men’s volleyball for the week ending Feb. 11. This week’s honorees include student-athletes from Keuka College and Medaille College.

Connor Gail (Euclid, Ohio) from Keuka College has been named the NEAC Men’s Volleyball Player of the Week after accumulating 44.5 points and averaging 4.30 kills per set in a three-match week. The Wolves’ senior outside hitter recorded 13 kills in each of his two matches against Penn State Behrend and Wittenberg before adding 17 kills against Sage. Gail finished the week with 43 kills, three assists, 10 digs and three block assists with a .202 hitting percentage.

Jake Siwy (West Seneca, N.Y.) from Medaille College has been selected as the NEAC Men’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week for the first time in his career. The Mavericks’ rookie libero helped his team to a 2-0 week with 2.13 digs per set. Siwy recorded 10 digs in a five-set victory over St. John Fisher and added seven digs with two service aces in a 3-1 win against Hiram. Siwy totaled 17 digs, two service aces and two assists on the week.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has fourteen NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Bryn Athyn College, Cazenovia College, College of St. Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Morrisville State College, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Wells College, and Wilson College.  Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (M Volleyball), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse, M Volleyball), Pennsylvania State University – Altoona (M Volleyball), and Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sports of field hockey and men’s tennis. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.