September 10, 2013

Ivy Baresh Named GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week

CORPUS CHRISTIIvy Baresh has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi. Baresh earned the award for her performance over the weekend in the Rice Invitational in Houston, Texas.

Baresh had an outstanding weekend as she was named to the Rice Invitational All-Tournament team. The sophomore recorded 10 kills and 10 digs against Rice and followed it with a career-high 16 kills and a team-high 16 digs vs. LSU.

The Arlington, Texas, native hit a team-high .344 and picked up her fourth double-double of the season. In the final match of the Invitational, Baresh tallied 12 kills to help the Islanders to a five-set victory over UALR. She registered 3.45 kills per set over the weekend to go along with 32 digs. 

After dropping a tough match to UTSA on Monday night, the Islanders will head to another tournament, traveling to Arlington, Texas, to compete in the Hilton Maverick Classic on Sept. 13-14. 

Keep up-to-date with GoIslanders.com each week to see who is named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the week, presented by Pepsi. Also, for the latest information, follow Islanders Athletics on Twitter and Instagram (@Go_Islanders) and Facebook (Islanders Athletics). 

2013-14 GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the week, presented by Pepsi Weekly Winners:

9-9-13: Ivy Baresh, Volleyball

9-2-13: Yvette Franco, Women's Soccer