Ashland University junior middle blocker/outside hitter Baley Bernthisel (Grand Rapids, Ohio/Otsego) has been named the GLIAC South Division Player of the Week for Sept. 24.
The Eagles went 2-0 last week and Bernthisel played a large role in that success. She had 25 kills, including a season-high 14 kills, in a 3-2 win over Northern Michigan. The junior hit .476 against NMU. She had three block assists last Friday in a 3-0 victory over Michigan Tech.
Bernthisel is 10th in the GLIAC in hitting percentage (.294). She is 18th in the conference in kills per set (2.74).
Ashland is 10-2, 3-1 in the GLIAC. The Eagles are in second place in the GLIAC South Division and play at Lake Erie on Tuesday (Sept. 25, 7 p.m.).