Tommie Sports - Volleyball

Conf. weekly VB honor to newcomer Foley

September 06, 2011

Tommie freshman middle blocker Kelly Foley on Monday was named MIAC volleyball Hitter of the Week for Player picmatches from Sept. 2-4.

The St. Paul native and Cretin-Derham Hall graduate led the No. 7-ranked Tommies to a 4-0 start in last weekend's Sugar Loaf Invite in Winona.

In her college debut, Foley hit a remarkable .519 with 77 kills and just seven hitting errors with seven total blocks in 14 games.

She hit .719 with 24 kills in a four-game win over No 25-ranked and previously-unbeaten St. Scholastica.

The Tommies also scored 3-0 wins over Loras and UW-LaCrosse and a 3-1 victory over Nebraska Wesleyan.

St. Thomas plays next Friday and Saturday in the Augsburg tournament, then opens its home and conference season Sept. 14 against Gustavus.

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