Motsinger Collects GAC Award

Arkansas Tech middle blocker Sara Motsinger is the Great American Conference volleyball defensive player of the week for the second week of the 2011 season.

Motsinger recorded 19 blocks and 11 digs during the 2011 University of Alabama in Huntsville Country Inn and Suites Volleyball Invitational on Friday, Sept. 9, and Saturday, Sept. 10.

Her play helped the Golden Suns (7-1) win all four of their matches in the event and extend their winning streak to seven consecutive matches.

Motsinger, a sophomore from Normal, Ill., also had 41 kills and two service aces over the course of the week.

The Golden Suns will play their first Great American Conference match ever when they take on the Ouachita Baptist Lady Tigers in Arkadelphia at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13.

Tech will play its first home match of the season and its first home GAC match when it hosts Henderson State at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15. Admission to Tucker Coliseum will be free.

Click here to learn more about the Great American Conference.

Click here to learn more about Arkansas Tech volleyball.