Photo by: Tony Leon/ActionWestPhotography.com
WHITTIER, Calif. – Senior Makenzie Thieme (Corona, Calif.) was announced Tuesday by the conference office as the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Athlete of the Week in the third week of voting.
Thieme helped Whittier pick up its first two wins of SCIAC play in 2018 and improve to 5-5 overall. The attacker registered 25 total kills, averaging 4.17 per set, added three service aces, and logged 23 digs (3.83 per frame). In a 3-1 victory over Occidental, Thieme smashed 17 kills (4.25 per set) and added 16 digs, while she added eight kills and three service aces in a 3-0 sweep of Caltech.
Whittier returns to competition this Friday, September 21 as they host Chapman University beginning at 7:00pm.