Earlham College's senior middle hitter Ashleigh Burton (Indianapolis, Ind. / Bishop Chatard) averaged 3.09 kills per set while hitting at a .475 clip to lead Earlham to a 3-1 mark at the Marietta River City Classic and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week on offense.
Burton had 12 kills on 19 attacks with one error (.579) in Earlham’s 3-0 win over Emory & Henry, with three total blocks and a total of 14.0 points. In a 3-0 rout of Franciscan (Ohio) on Saturday, the senior tallied 11 kills on 12 attacks with no errors (.917) with one block to her credit.
Burton completed the weekend with an 11-of-28 mark in the final match, a five-set triumph over West Virginia Tech.
The Earlham Quakers (3-1, 0-0 HCAC) will travel to Capital at 7 p.m. on Wednesday before hosting the Earlham Quaker Classic this weekend.
|HCAC Volleyball Offensive
|Week 1||Ashleigh Burton, Earlham College|