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Davis Earns A-10 Defensive Player of the Week

by | Sep 20, 2022 | Local, News, Sports

Anela Davis in a photo from last season’s game vs. Western Carolina.


NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Davidson senior Anela Davis was named the Atlantic 10’s Defensive Player of the Week after a strong finish to non-conference play, the conference office announced Monday.

Davis’ honor marks the second A-10 weekly award of her career, and the third of the 2022 season for the Wildcats. 

During a 1-1 week for the ‘Cats, the middle blocker came up with 9.0 total blocks on eight assists and one solo stuff. With a .500 attacking percentage against Charlotte on Thursday night, Davis produced six kills on 12 attempts to lead Davidson past its cross-county rival, 3-1. The senior also provided 1.29 blocks per set and added four kills against Wake Forest to finish the weekend swinging .360. On 25 attack attempts, Davis had just one error all weekend.

Davis and the Wildcats will return to play at home on Friday night, taking on the Duquesne Dukes at 7 p.m. in their Atlantic 10 opener.

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