Local at APU gets Pac West honor

Ashley Swatek

Azusa Pacific sophomore libero Ashley Swatek has been selected the Pacific West Conference Women’s Volleyball Defender of the Week for matches Oct. 14-20.

The honor is awarded each week to a libero, middle blocker or overall outstanding defensive player.

Swatek, a graduate of Ayala High School, led the Cougars to a 2-1 week tallying 53 digs over a dozen sets – tops for the week in the PacWest.

On the season she has 295 digs, ranking eighth in the conference at 4.47 digs per set.