Athlete of the Week: Abby Tevis

Senior outside hitter Abby Tevis has been named West Virginia University's athlete of the week for the week of Aug. 27, for her play in the Morehead State Comfort Inn and Suites Invitational this weekend.

Tevis lead the Mountaineers to a 2-1 start early in the 2007 season by putting up strong numbers throughout the weekend.

The Big East academic all star finished the tournament with 42 kills and 29 digs while averaging 3.62 points per game.

Tevis, who led the team in kills last season, was named all-tournament team for her efforts at the Morehead State Invitational. She was joined on the all-tournament team by Kailee Goold. Goold had 39 digs, 12 kills and 112 sets during the three-match event.

The Mountaineers recorded victories over Towson (3-0) and tournament host Morehead State (3-2).

WVU will return to action on Saturday, Sept. 1, when it tavels to Buffalo for the Western New York Invitational. The Mountaineers will face Albany, Buffalo and Canisius throughout the weekend.

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