Rex, Batten Receive NEAC Women's Volleyball Weekly Honors

Rex, Batten Receive NEAC Women's Volleyball Weekly Honors

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Alyssa Rex and Amanda Batten as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in women’s volleyball for the week ending Oct. 7.

Alyssa Rex (Phoenix, Ariz.) from Keuka College has been honored as the NEAC Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week with 27 kills, 83 assists, four service aces and 31 digs last week. The Wolves’ senior setter recorded a triple-double in a 3-1 win over NEAC opponent Lancaster Bible with 13 kills, 33 assists and 12 digs while setting a four-set match school record with a .650 hitting percentage. Rex finished the week with a .531 hitting percentage.  

Amanda Batten (Penfield, N.Y.) from SUNY Poly has been selected as the NEAC Women’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week after a strong performance in a 3-0 week for the Wildcats. The freshman libero recorded double-digit digs in two of her three matches, including 18 in one set against Penn State Berks. Batten recorded 39 digs in five sets to average 7.80 digs per set while also adding four service aces on the week.

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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.