ATLANTA – Lipscomb’s Megan Kuper was named the ASUN Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week when the league office announced its weekly awards Monday.
The honor is her first of her career.
Kuper helped lead the Bisons to a 2-0 week with wins over North Alabama and NJIT to get league play rolling. She totaled 26 kills, 23 digs, five blocks and five aces to bring home Lipscomb’s 10th Defensive weekly honor in program history.
The sophomore posted 14 kills, eight digs and four aces against the Lions on Tuesday before following it up with 12 kills, a career high 15 digs and four blocks on Saturday against the Highlanders.
Kuper averaged 3.71 kills and 3.29 digs per set over the two victories.
Lipscomb is back in action this weekend when it welcomes North Florida and Stetson to campus. The Bisons host the Ospreys at 6:30 p.m. Friday and the Hatters at 2 p.m. Saturday.