WESTFIELD, Mass. – Worcester State University senior Lauren Murphy (Taunton, Mass.) of the women’s volleyball team won the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week award brought to you by GEICO. The announcement came from the conference office on Monday afternoon
Murphy finished with 15 kills, four digs, four service aces and two block assists with a .294 hitting percentage on her way to Tournament MVP honors in a 2-0 week for the Lancers. She tallied four kills, three digs, two aces and a block assist in the 3-0 semifinal win over Framingham State. State. She then added 11 kills, two service aces, a block and an assist in the 3-0 championship match win over Westfield.
Murphy and the MASCAC Champion Lancers will take on Bowdoin College in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Friday at Babson College.