Freshman defensive specialist Mandie Beatty is the USA South Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 17. Beatty helped lead the Panthers to a 4-0 record at the Huntingdon Invitational.
Beatty had 73 digs in the four matches, averaging 6.64 per set. She also had a total of six kills, seven assists, and a service ace. Beatty leads the USA South and ranks 20th in the NCAA Division III statistics, averaging 6.03 digs per set for the season. She is fifth in the conference with 175 digs.