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Fessler, Smith and Turner Honored by ACAA

Fessler, Smith and Turner Honored by ACAA

(CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) - Women's Volleyball senior Jenna Fessler (Fort Mitchell, Ky. / Beechwood) and men's soccer junior Ethan Smith (Columbus, Ind. / Columbus North) and sophomore Pierce Turner (Milford, Ohio / Milford) were honored by the ACAA this week as women's volleyball and men's soccer Players of the Week. This is Turner's second week in a row being named Player of the Week by the ACAA. 

Fessler, a senior setter, helped lead the 14th-ranked Saints to a 3-1 record last week as she was named to the All-Tournament team at the Wittenberg Fall Classic. She paced the offense last week as she tallied 111 assists, while recording nine service aces, 30 digs and two blocks.

Smith, a junior forward, helped lead he Saints to a 2-1 record last week, including a win over preseason No. 11-ranked Otterbein. He took 14 shots and scored three goals as he tallied two against Anderson and one against No. 8-ranked Kenyon.

Turner, a sophomore defender, helped lead the Saints to a 2-1 record last week, including a win over preseason No. 11-ranked Otterbein. He helped anchor a defense that recorded a shutout and allow only three goals in three matches. Turner scored the game-winning goal in the match against Otterbein. 

The women's volleyball team returns home this Wednesday to host Mount St. Joseph at 7 p.m. and the men's soccer team travels to Ohio Northern today to take on the Polar Bears at 7 p.m.