For the second straight week, LaGrange has the USA South Volleyball Rookie of the Week. Mary Katherine Schmitz earned the honor for the week ending Sept. 9.
Schmitz played in her first three matches of the season at the BSC/McAttack Bash last weekend. In her first match against Victory (Tenn.), the freshman setter had 37 assists, seven digs and two kills. Schmitz had a double-double of 29 assists and 12 digs in a win over LeTourneau. She finished her week with 13 assists and six digs against tournament host Birmingham-Southern.
Freshman outside hitter Katie Chancellor took the honor last week for the Panthers.