Hardeman Named Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Senior outside hitter Leah Hardeman has been named this week’s Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday afternoon.
Hardeman made the Iowa Hawkeye Classic All-Tournament Team as she led Coastal averaging 4.18 kills per set, and finished second on the team with a .327 hitting percentage in three matches this past weekend.
The Clarkston, Ga., native reached double figures in kills in all three of Coastal’s matches, including a high of 19 in the Chants’ second match versus Iowa. Hardeman also led Coastal with three service aces, and recorded double-doubles in the team’s first and third matches of the weekend.
Hardeman and the Chants make their 2017 home debut this weekend with the Coastal Carolina Classic. Coastal will host Notre Dame (Friday, 7 pm), FIU (Saturday, 10 am) and Ohio State (Saturday, 7 :30 pm) at the HTC Center.