Merrill, Thompson Receive NEAC Women's Volleyball Weekly Honors

Merrill, Thompson Receive NEAC Women's Volleyball Weekly Honors

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Megyan Merrill and Hannah Thompson as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in women’s volleyball for the week ending Sept. 23.

Megyan Merrill (Millport, N.Y.) from Morrisville State has been honored as the NEAC Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week for the second time this fall after the Mustangs’ went 3-0 against conference foes. In victories over Wells, Penn State Berks and Penn College, the junior outside hitter finished the week with 35 kills, two service aces and 31 digs. Merrill collected 37 points, averaged 3.50 kills per set and posted a .508 hitting percentage in three matches.

Hannah Thompson (Morgantown, Pa.) from Lancaster Bible has been named NEAC Women’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week after amassing double-digit digs in three of her four matches last week. The Chargers’ senior recorded 26 digs in a non-conference win at Wesley before combining for 41 digs in NEAC victories over SUNY Cobleskill and SUNY Poly over the weekend. Thompson had 71 digs on the week and averaged 5.46 digs per set.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has 12 NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Cazenovia College, College of Saint Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, Morrisville State, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, and Wells College. Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (W Lacrosse), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse), Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf), and Wilson College (M Volleyball). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sport of men’s tennis and with the Colonial State Athletic Conference in the sport of Field Hockey. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.