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Kishton Named Centennial Volleyball Player of the Week

Louisa Kishton has 280 digs this season which leads the team.
Oct. 16, 2017

LANCASTER, PA – Sophomore outside hitter Louisa Kishton has been named the Centennial Conference Volleyball Player of the Week for her performance during the week which saw the 18th-ranked Johns Hopkins volleyball team extend its winning streak to a team record 18 straight matches.

In a 3-0 week for the Blue Jays, Kishton had a hitting percentage of .313 and added 40 kills, seven service aces, and 51 digs. In JHU's 3-1 win over McDaniel Kishton had 15 kills and 20 digs with four aces. On Friday against 17th-ranked Juniata the Mountain View, CA native registered nine kills with a hitting percentage of .333. She also had 11 digs in the win which set the Hopkins team record for consecutive wins at 17. The following afternoon against Swarthmore, Kishton hit .444 with 16 kills and 20 digs in the thrilling five-set match which JHU won 3-2 to cap a 3-0 week.

The Blue Jays are currently 19-2 and 7-0 in the conference. Hopkins will return to the court on Thursday, October 19 for a tough non-conference road match against 25th-ranked Stevenson. The match will begin at 7 pm.

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