HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Sophomore outside hitter Quinn Peterson (Las Vegas, Nev./Shadow Ridge) has been named the Continental Volleyball Conference's Player of the Week. This is the first weekly award of his career.
Peterson averaged 4.4 kills per set last weekend at the CVC/UVC Crossover Tournament, totaling 50 points in three matches while helping the Eagles pick up their first win of the season. He had a 10 kill and four dig performance against #3 ranked Stevens on Friday night. Peterson finished with 14 kills, three aces, and five digs in helping Juniata sweep Elmira 3-0 on Saturday. He closed out the weekend with 20 kills, hitting .432, and six digs against UC Santa Cruz. Overall, Peterson hit .267 and averaged 1.5 digs and 5.0 points per set.
Juniata hosts its first match of 2017 this Friday night against Wittenberg as part of the Juniata Invitational. Start time will be at 8:00 p.m.