SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Appalachian State’s Emily Corrigan, a 2012 Chattahoochee High School graduate, was named the Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season.
Corrigan received her second Offensive Player of the Week honor of 2013 after leading Appalachian State to a pair of wins over the Oct. 26-27 weekend.
She paced the Mountaineers with 26 kills in a 3-2 defeat of Davidson Oct. 26, posting just four errors on 60 attacks for a .367 hitting percentage.
Oct. 27, the sophomore scored 16 kills in a 3-0 sweep over Western Carolina. Corrigan finished the weekend averaging 5.25 kills per set, with 42 total kills on 99 total attacks and a .333 hitting percentage.
Her first Offensive Player of the Week recognition came Sept. 9 after the outside hitter led the Mountaineers with 53 kills in four matches, good enough for a team-high 3.79 kills per set. She also finished second on the team in digs per set, averaging 2.14 and totaling 30 digs in that week’s matches, while amassing a team-high 57.5 points and averaging 4.11 per game. Corrigan led the team in kills in three of four matches that week and notched a double-double in the team’s hard-fought match against Presbyterian with 20 kills and 16 digs. She had a season-high 20 kills at Presbyterian, along with her, at the time, top three season highs in points with 21 against PC, 14 versus Towson and 13 against tournament host NC State.
Corrigan, a four-year varsity starter at Chattahoochee, was captain in 2010 and 2011.