ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Marissa Langford of Milligan is the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) Volleyball Attacker of the Week, the league announced Monday. Also honored were Kendra Johnson of Montreat and Kellee Geren of Milligan as the Defender and Setter of the Week, respectively.

This is the sixth edition of the weekly honors for the 2017 season. The next set of awards will be announced on Oct. 9.

AAC Attacker of the Week

Marissa Langford - Milligan - Sr. - Cleveland, Tenn.

  • Had 44 kills and a 0.389 hitting percentage for the week.
  • Logged 1 double-double on the week.
  • Posted 26 kills in a 3-1 win over Emory & Henry (Va.).
  • Also had 15 digs and 3 total blocks on the week.
  • This is her second weekly honor this season.


AAC Defender of the Week

Kendra Johnson - Montreat - Sr. - Ararat, N.C.

  • Recorded 37 digs on the week, averaging 6.17 digs per set.
  • Had 2 service aces and 3 assists as well.
  • Posted a high of 22 digs in a 3-0 win over Bob Jones (S.C.).
  • This is her first weekly honor this season.


AAC Setter Player of the Week

Kelle Geren - Milligan - Soph. - Cleveland, Tenn.

  • Averaged 11.86 assists per set with 83 in 7 sets.
  • Had a double-double with 53 assists and 14 digs in a 3-1 win over Emory & Henry (Va.).
  • Also notched 2 kills, 1 block, and 20 digs on the week.
  • This is her second weekly award this season.


Previous Player of the Week award winners
Week 1 - Marissa Langford, Milligan (Attacker); Alyssa Rupert, Milligan (Defender); Kellee Geren, Milligan (Setter)
Week 2 - Rachel Andrews, Union (Attacker); Paulina Hileman, Union (Defender); Carson Gray, Union (Setter)
Week 3 - Rachel Andrews, Union (Attacker); Paulina Hileman, Union (Defender); Erinn Marroquin, Reinhardt (Setter)
Week 4 - Tessa Colden, Reinhardt (Attacker); Karina Lozada, St. Andrews (Defender); Abby Graham, Montreat (Setter)
Week 5 - Tessa Colden, Reinhardt (Attacker); Paulina Hileman, Union (Defender); Camry McCroskey, Bluefield (Setter)
Week 6 - Marissa Langford, Milligan (Attacker); Kendra Johnson, Montreat (Defender); Kellee Geren, Milligan (Setter)