BOCA RATON, Fla. - For the second time this season, Florida Atlantic University volleyball player Sydney Nemtuda has been named Conference USA Freshman of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.
The freshman, from Algonquin, Illinois, had another solid weekend as the Owls won both of their matches. Against Louisiana Tech on Friday night, Nemtuda had nine kills, eight digs and a service ace in a sweep of the Lady Techsters. In FAU's match against Southern Miss on Sunday, she was even better with 17 kills and 10 digs. It was her third double-double of the season.
For the weekend, she averaged 3.25 kills and 2.25 digs per set.
FAU will wrap up its three-match road trip at FIU on Friday night before hosting Marshall on Sunday. Friday’s match at FIU is set for a 7 p.m. start time. Live stats will be available at fausports.com.