CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Senior Karla Sosa (Brownsville, TX) of the Shaw University women's volleyball team was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Defensive Player of the Week announced by the league office Tuesday (Sept. 10).
Sosa earned the accolade for week one after registering 49 digs during the opening weekend of action for the Lady Bears at the NSU Shark Invitational last weekend. Additionally, Sosa tabbed a team-high 26 digs versus Truman.
The Lady Bears (0-4) will return to action tonight when Shaw travels to Murfreesboro, NC to face the Hawks of Chowan in a non-conference tilt slated for 6 p.m. at the Helms Center.
A complete list of the 2019 CIAA Volleyball Weekly honors, can be found here.
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