Aug. 31, 2009
FAIRFIELD, CT - Sophomore outside hitter Brittany Best (Norco, CA) of the women's volleyball team was named the Enterprise Rent-A-Car/Sacred Heart University Student-Athlete of the week for the week of August 24-30.
Best was named to the Army Invitational All-Tournament team, after helping the Pioneers to a 2-1 record in the event. She recorded 39 kills and hit .261 in the three matches. She also had 23 digs, three service aces and five block assists.
In an opening 3-1 win over Eastern Michigan, Best notched a double-double with 20 kills, 11 digs and hit .312. She saved her best-hitting match for host Army in the Tournament finale, recording 14 kills with just two errors and hit .387 as the Pioneers blanked the Black Knights 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 27-25). She also had a blcok assist and three services aces in the match.
The Pioneers will host the SHU Invitational starting Friday at 5 p.m.