(ROCHESTER, N.Y.) – Carnegie Mellon University sophomore Molly Higgins (Vero Beach, Fla./Vero Beach) was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Volleyball Athlete of the Week following her performance for the Tartans, who went 4-0 in the season-opening weekend.
Higgins led the Tartans defensively, recording 85 total digs, as the team opened the year with wins over Bridgewater State University (3-0), Gettysburg College (3-1), Muhlenberg College (3-2) and Gallaudet University (3-1). In the final three matches, Higgins tallied at least 25 digs, including a career-high 27 against Gallaudet. For her efforts, she was named to the Gettysburg College Battlefield Classic All-Tournament Team, comprised of one player from each competing school.
The Tartans return to action on Tuesday, September 9 when they host Saint Vincent College at 7:00 p.m. in Skibo Gymnasium.