S-A Athlete of the Week: Sacha Byous-McConnell

Sacha Byous-McConnell

Oct. 21, 2013

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Senior middle blocker Sacha Byous-McConnell tallied 24 kills with a .413 hitting percentage over the two-match conference weekend in wins over ECU and UAB and is this week’s  Marshall Student-Athlete of the Week.

On Sunday she helped Marshall defeat UAB, 3-0, in which she collected 15 kills while hitting .583. It was the Herd’s first win at UAB since 2007. Byous-McConnell is currently third on the career hitting percentage list in Marshall’s record book. She is second in Conference USA with a .382 hitting percentage.

With the 2-0 weekend Marshall moves into third place in Conference USA with a 12-11 overall record (6-2 C-USA).

Past Winners 
9/2 Ally Kiekover - Volleyball 
9/9 Steward Butler - Football 
9/16 Karakot Simsiriwong - Women's Golf 
9/23 Logan Lagodich - Men's Golf 
10/1 Clark Robinson - Men's Golf
10/8 Ra'Shawde Myers –Football
10/14 Devon Smith – Football