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SFA’s Ann Hollas, SHSU’s Madison Wallace Win Weekly Honors

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – Stephen F. Austin’s Ann Hollas and Sam Houston State’s Madison Wallace are the Southland Volleyball Players of the Week, the league announced Monday. All weekly awards are presented by MidSouth Bank. Offensive Player of the Week: Ann Hollas, Stephen F. Austin – Jr. – Setter – Longview, TexasThe junior setter did a little bit of everything for the Ladyjacks, helping them extend their win streak to 10 matches with victories over two Conference USA foes, an American Athletic Conference adversary who was receiving votes in the AVCA Coaches Poll and SEC opponent. Hollas started the week posting a double-double over Rice before downing 10 kills against Wichita State and Mississippi State. In each of those matches, Hollas hit .600 or better while running the Ladyjacks’ attack. Eclipsing 30 assists in two of SFA’s matches, Hollas became the seventh player in program history to reach the 2,000-assist career mark. The Longview product also earned North Texas Challenge All-Tournament Team accolades.   Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots. Sam Houston extended its win streak to four, picking up three wins at the Maverick Invitational hosted by UT Arlington. The Bearkats did not drop a set over the weekend, sweeping Belmont on Friday and taking down Grand Canyon and UTA on Saturday. SHSU hosts McNeese on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN3 and Lamar on Saturday at 1 p.m. Honorable Mention: Samantha Anderson, Central Arkansas; Taylor Cunningham, Sam Houston State; Bethany Clapp, Incarnate Word; Kendall Bosse, Abilene Christian.center_img Defensive Player of the Week: Madison Wallace, Sam Houston State – Sr. – Libero – Pasadena, TexasThe Bearkats have been red hot since shifting Wallace to libero, closing out their non-conference action with four consecutive wins. The senior was named MVP of the Maverick Invitational after averaging 6.22 digs per set in three Sam Houston sweeps. Wallace closed out last week with 20 digs against Chicago State and picked up this week right where she left off, recording 20 in a three-set win over Belmont. She added another 20 digs against Grand Canyon before keeping alive another 16 with a career-best six service aces in a victory over UTA.Honorable Mention: Danae Daron, Stephen F. Austin; Emily Doss, Central Arkansas; Channing Burleson, Northwestern State. SFA (13-2, 0-0 Southland) won the North Texas Challenge, defeating receiving votes Wichita State 3-1 on Friday before taking down the tournament host in five sets and closing the tournament with a sweep of Mississippi State. The team also downed Rice in a four-setter Tuesday. The Ladyjacks open the Southland season at home Saturday against Central Arkansas (10-3, 0-0 SLC) at 1 p.m. CT. Hollas claimed offensive honors while Wallace garnered the defensive award as each player led their respective teams to undefeated weeks and tournament titles.last_img read more

LEAK CAUSES MORE FLOOD DAMAGE AT LETTERKENNY GENERAL HOSPITAL

first_imgAnother ‘flood’ has taken place at Letterkenny General Hospital.Letterkenny General Hospital – another water leak.The HSE has this evening confirmed the incident at the Clinical Engineering Room and the kitchen construction site took place on Monday last.It is understood the ‘flood’ was as a result of a rainwater leak. Both ceilings and plasterboard were badly damaged and had to be replaced.It is not known at this stage what cost has been put on the damage but Donegal Daily understands it runs into thousands of euro.The HSE has said that the incident is the responsibility of the contractor.A spokesman for the communication company for the HSE confirmed “A rainwater leak occurred at the junction of the recently completed Clinical Engineering Room and the kitchen construction site on Monday evening. Ceilings and plasterboard were damaged and had to be replaced. The area will have to be redecorated and cleaned. “The Contractor for the kitchen contract, who is responsible for the damage, is carrying out remedial works at the moment. The room will be ready for occupation again on Friday morning.”The leak is the latest in a line of incidents at the hospital.In the summer of 2013, a massive flood at the hospital has cost up to €40million.Another smaller flood took place this summer when rainwater came gushing down surrounding fields into the Accident and Emergency Department. LEAK CAUSES MORE FLOOD DAMAGE AT LETTERKENNY GENERAL HOSPITAL was last modified: December 5th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalfloodLetterkenny General Hospitallast_img read more