ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Junior volleyball player Anna Moore is this week's winner of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Athlete of the Week at UNC Asheville.
Each week the school selects a BCBSNC Athlete of the Week upon their performance from the previous week's action.
Moore helped lead the Bulldogs to a thrilling 3-1 victory at Big South foe Winthrop Friday night. The Raleigh native posted 15 kills, hit .294 and had eight blocks in the victory. It was just the second win for Asheville at Winthrop in the last 16 years. She added eight kills and two blocks the next day in a close loss at Presbyterian College.
Moore leads the Bulldogs in blocks (0.99 per set), hitting percentage (.277) and is second in kills (2.59 per set).
The volleyball team is home this Friday night when Asheville hosts Gardner-Webb in a key Big South Conference battle.
Past Winners of the BCBS Student-Athlete of the Week
-Holly Shelton (Volleyball) September 10th
-Emma Bussard (Women's Cross Country) September 17th
-Galen Broido and Alessandra Troncoso (Women's Swimming) September 24th
-Kevin Paradise (Men's Cross Country) October 1