Miller, Malsan Named NEAC Men's Volleyball Student-Athletes of the Week

Miller, Malsan Named NEAC Men's Volleyball Student-Athletes of the Week

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in men’s and women’s swimming and diving and men’s volleyball for the week ending Feb. 10. This week’s awards include honorees from Lancaster Bible and SUNY Poly.

Nate Miller (Lititz, Pa.) from Lancaster Bible has been honored as the NEAC Men’s Volleyball Player of the Week for the second time this season with 25 kills in two matches last week. The Chargers’ junior recorded 13 kills in a 3-0 win against Messiah before adding 12 kills in a 3-0 sweep of Wilson College in the first conference match of the season. Miller finished the week with 31 points, three assists, two service aces, 11 digs, six total blocks and a .386 hitting percentage.

Brian Malsan (Slingerlands, N.Y.) from SUNY Poly has been named the NEAC Men’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week as the Wildcats went 1-1 and earned their first NEAC win of the year. The Wildcats’ senior libero recorded a game-high 18 digs in a 3-1 victory over Wells to open the weekend. Malsan also had six digs in a non-conference loss to Rivier. He finished the weekend with 25 digs, 10 assists and one kill as SUNY Poly sits at 5-5 on the year thus far.

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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.