The Great American Conference announced the league’s fifth Volleyball Players of the Week of the 2021 season. Arkansas Tech’s Haylee Paladini won Offensive Player while Oklahoma Baptist’s Audrey Poupard and Kaylee Buell earned the Special Teams and Setter honors. Paladini is a 2018 Churchill County High School graduate and top Greenwave Volleyball player.
GAC Offensive Player of the Week was awarded to Haylee Paladini, Arkansas Tech, RS, Sr., Fallon, Nevada. Paladini turned in a pair of stellar performances as the Golden Suns emerged as the GAC’s last undefeated team in league play. She notched 13 kills and totaled 16.5 points in a four-set win against Ouachita. In a meeting of the conference final two undefeated teams, she tallied 15 kills and hit .294 as Tech swept Harding. For the week, she averaged 4.79 points per set.