ASU's Megan Baska named SBC Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week

JONESBORO, Ark. (ASU) – The Sun Belt Conference announced Monday that Arkansas State sophomore libero Megan Baska earned SBC Defensive Player of the Week honors after setting a new career-high in digs at the Samford/UAB Invitational.

Baska set a career-high with 40 digs against Alabama-Birmingham on Friday, missing the all-time ASU single match record by just five digs. She finished with 77 total digs and averaged 5.92 digs per set over the Red Wolves three matches.

Her 12 digs against Akron led A-State to 3-0 victory over the Lady Zips, while she added 25 digs against Samford.

Arkansas State will be back on the hardwood Friday, Sept. 2 when they travel to Nashville, Tenn., to play in the 2011 Lipscomb Invitational. ASU will face Charlotte at 10 a.m., followed by a match at 5:30 p.m. against Tennessee Tech. On Saturday, Sept. 3, the Red Wolves will play host Lipscomb at 2:30 p.m.