Beier Claims Third Straight SAA Volleyball Defensive Honor

Beier Claims Third Straight SAA Volleyball Defensive Honor

ATLANTA — For the third straight week and the fourth time this season, Berry College freshman libero Laura Beier has been named the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday. 

Beier led the Vikings to a 2-1 record. She recorded a program-record 31 digs in three sets at Millsaps. She followed that performance up with an 18-dig mark against Birmingham-Southern on Saturday. For the week, she averaged 6.8 digs per set.

The freshman leads the SAA with 5.77 digs per set, helping the Vikings to a 19-3 overall record and a 13-1 mark in the SAA. Berry won their second-straight SAA Regular Season title this season and will host the SAA tournament as the No. 1-seed on Nov. 2-4.