Webb Named OAC Volleyball Player of the Week

Senior Taylor Webb (Photo by J.T. Higgins)
Senior Taylor Webb (Photo by J.T. Higgins)

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Mount Union senior outside hitter Taylor Webb (Geneva/Geneva) was named the Ohio Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week on September 16th as she helped the Purple Raiders to a perfect 5-0 week.

Webb, who leads Mount Union with 129 kills this season, notched 54 kills in five matches this past week and became the 11th player in school history to reach 1,000 career kills as she achieved that on Friday during the Purple Raider Classic hosted by Mount Union.

Webb was selected to the Purple Raider Classic All-Tournament team by coaches for her efforts as the Raiders improved to a perfect 13-0 start to the season, the best since the 2003 season. Mount Union is ranked ninth in the nation, the highest national ranking in school history. 

No. 9 Mount Union travels to Marietta, Ohio Friday, September 20 as they take on Washington and Lee at 7:30 p.m.