MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has released its weekly award winners, naming Morrisville State's Megyan Merrill (Millport, N.Y.) the Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week for a second time this season, for the week ending Sept. 23.
Merrill led Morrisville State to a 3-0 week within conference action, moving the Mustangs into the top of the NEAC standings with a 4-0 record.
She began the week with a 17 kill, 11 dig outing against Wells College in the 3-1 match win, averaging 4.25 kills per set while hitting .417 from the floor. She followed with a 12 kill, 12 dig and one ace performance in the 3-0 defeat of Penn St. Berks, averaging 4.0 kills per set while hitting .733.
Merrill wrapped up the weekend with a six kill, eight dig match in the 3-0 dominating win over Penn College. On the week the junior averaged 3.50 kills per set after collecting a three game total 35, while hitting .508 from the floor. She added 31 digs total, 3.10 per set, while collecting a total 37 points.
Merrill is a graduate of Horseheads High and is majoring in applied psychology at Morrisville State. She is the daughter of Melissa and Doug Merrill of Millport.
Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2018 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2018 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.