FAIRFIELD, CONN. (September 30, 2013)--Senior outside hitter Dianis Mercado (Vega Baja, Puerto Rico) of the Sacred Heart women's volleyball team has been named the Sacred Heart Student-Athlete of the Week for September 30, 2013.
Mercado's consistent play helped Sacred Heart open the conference slate 2-0, sweeping Saint Francis U (3-0) and Robert Morris (3-0), both NEC Tournament participants a year ago. Mercado posted 24 kills, averaging 4.00 kills per set, while hitting .355 in the two matches. A former libero, Mercado sprawled for 28 digs or 4.83 per set. Against Robert Morris, Mercado registered a team-high 14 kills and 18 digs for her fourth double-double of the season.
Mercado and the Pioneers hit the road for the next three weekends, facing off with Bryant this Saturday, and Centeral Connecticut State University the next day.
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