Springfield, Mass. - September 30, 2019 - Springfield College's Anagabrielle Sanchez (Caguas, Puerto Rico) has been chosen as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Volleyball Defensive Athlete of the Week.
Sanchez was tremendous as she helped Springfield earn three wins last week, including their first conference win of the season. In three matches, the Pride's libero racked up 66 digs, averaging 6.6 per set. After totaling 16 digs and three service aces in a sweep of Clark, the Criminal Justice major posted 17 digs in a three-set win against Colby. Sanchez then wrapped up her weekend by registering a season-high 33 digs in just four sets at Bates, as she eclipsed the 30-dig plateau for the seventh time in her career. To date, her 291 digs this season ranks second most in the conference.
Springfield will return home for a NEWMAC contest against Coast Guard slated for 7 pm.
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