Clemson Volleyball Sweeps Weekly Honors

Sept. 6, 1999

CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson’s Cindy Stern and Jessi Betcher earn Atlantic Coast Conference Player and Rookie of the Week honors, respectively, after leading the Tigers to a 4-0 record at the Michigan State Volleyball Classic.

Stern, a senior middle hitter, averaged 4.75 kills per game, 1.17 blocks per game and a .576 hitting percentage throughout the 12 games. The Cincinnati, Ohio, native also garnered tournament MVP honors for her weekend play.

ACC Rookie of the Week honors are captured by setter Jessi Betcher who competed in her first collegiate tournament, averaging 15.3 assists per game, as well as tallying 27 digs. Against No. 16 Texas A&M, the Boulder, Colorado, native recorded 49 assists in the three game upset of the Aggies and added another 43 assists in the Tigers’ upset of No. 22 Michigan State. Betcher was also named to the all-tournament team.