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Hobbs named student-athlete of the week
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 12/05/2018
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Samford's Kelsi Hobbs
Courtesy: Samford

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Samford’s Kelsi Hobbs has been named the General Shale Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for all competition from Nov. 28-Dec. 4.

Hobbs tallied 12 kills and seven digs in the Bulldogs’ NCAA Tournament match at No. 17 seed USC, on Nov. 30, as Samford made its fourth appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The junior was named to the SoCon’s Fall Academic All-Conference team in 2017-18 and is a two-time member of the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

The Hoover, Alabama, native is majoring in sports administration and currently holds a 3.82 grade point average.  

Also nominated for SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week: Matt Frierson (The Citadel men’s basketball), Britney Snowden (ETSU women’s basketball), Ethan Stair (Mercer men’s basketball), Nadine Soliman (UNCG women’s basketball), and Kennedy Thomson (Chattanooga women’s indoor track and field).  

General Shale SoCon Student-Athletes of the Week

Sept. 5 Alexa Frankeny, Western Carolina, Women’s Soccer

Sept. 12 Bryce Nunnelly, Chattanooga, Football

Sept. 19 Catie Cronister, Wofford, Volleyball

Sept. 26 Sarah Connolly, ETSU, Women’s Soccer

Oct.3 Tee Mitchell, Mercer, Football

Oct. 10 Abigail Veit, Western Carolina, Volleyball

Oct. 17 Harris Roberts, Furman, Football

Oct. 24 Allison Penner, UNCG, Volleyball

Oct. 31 Savannah Carnahan, Furman, Cross Country

Nov. 7 Heida Ragney Vidarsdottir, UNCG, Women’s Soccer

Nov. 14 Jake Huffine, Chattanooga, Wrestling

Nov. 21 Savannah Carnahan, Furman Cross Country

Nov. 28 Amanda Thompson, Mercer, Women’s Basketball

Dec. 5 Kelsi Hobbs, Samford, Volleyball

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