Houghton Named NEWMAC Volleyball Offensive Athlete of the Week

Houghton Named NEWMAC Volleyball Offensive Athlete of the Week

BOSTON, Mass. - Wheaton College setter Becca Houghton was named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Volleyball Offensive Athlete of the Week after guiding the Lyons to wins over Endicott, Clark and Connecticut College this week as announced by the league office. 

Houghton led Wheaton to a 3-0 week that pushed the Lyons' win streak to 13. Houghton directed an offense with 110 assists, including 48 in league play, on 10.00 assists per sets, while tallying 12 total kills. In a victory over Endicott, Houghton recorded 29 helpers and five kills, before racking up 48 assists and five kills in a five-set thriller over Clark. The setter finished off the week with 33 assists in a sweep over Connecticut College. With 110 assists on the week, Houghton's all-time career total has increased to over 2,000. 

Houghton and the Lyons are set to host MIT in NEWMAC action on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. in Emerson Gym. VIDEO / LIVE STATS