(ROCHESTER, N.Y.) – Junior libero Kayla Yew (San Francisco, Calif./Sacred Heart Cathedral) of the Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week. Yew helped the Tartans to a 4-0 mark last week.
Yew picked up 102 digs for the week and extended her double-digit dig streak to 52 matches dating back to her freshman campaign. She recorded a career-high 45 digs in the Tartans' thrilling 3-2 win at previous one-loss Muhlenberg. It marked her third career 40-dig contest. The junior also recorded three service aces last week.
The Tartans will host the DoubleTree Invitational on Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22 with their first match coming against Marietta College at 6:00 p.m. Friday.