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ASU's Cayla Fielder named SBC Player of the Week

From Arkansas State University

Following her performance in Arkansas State's victories over South Alabama and Troy this past weekend, A-State senior Cayla Fielder has been named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. This marks the third time in Fielder's career she has been named the league's Player of the Week.

Fielder set a new career-high with a .750 attacking percentage against Troy. She also added 18 kills and averaged six kills per set in the 3-0 sweep over the Trojans. Against South Alabama she had 22 kills and a 5.50 kills per set average as the Red Wolves moved to 4-1 in conference and are now 8-2 in their last 10 matches.

In five conference matches the Jonesboro, Ark., native has 81 kills and a .486 attacking percentage, both of which lead the Sun Belt. She also leads the conference with a .371 attacking percentage in all matches this season. For her career Fielder has 1,238 kills and needs just 28 more to move into a tie for eighth place on the all-time ASU career kills list.

The ASU volleyball team will conclude its five-match home stand Oct. 7-8 with matches against Denver and North Texas. Both matches will start at 7 p.m. and will be played at the HPESS Facility.

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