The Carroll College volleyball team went 4-0 at the Hope International Labor Day Tournament in California -- defeating two ranked teams, a team receiving votes and the tournament host. The rest of the Frontier Conference took note, and the Saints swept the conference's player of the week honors.
Senior Setter Jonni Dorr was named the Setter of the Week, senior libero Natalie Kassa received Defensive Player of the Week honors, and senior hitter Paige Montgomery was named the Offensive Player of the Week.
Montgomery had a weekend .243 hitting percentage and 52 kills, highlighted by a season-high 19 kills to lead the Saints to a 3-2 win over No. 19 Biola on Saturday morning. The senior also notched four blocks in 17 sets played.
Dorr tallied 156 assists, 45 digs, seven kills and seven aces to pace the Carroll offense. She averaged 9.18 assists per set over the 17 sets of the weekend.
Kassa notched 54 digs and 11 aces to anchor the Carrol back line; she had an amazing eight aces against Hope International to lead the Saints to a 3-2 win.
The three seniors have played together for nearly a decade, all three having played at Mead High School in Spokane, Washington, before joining the Fighting Saints.
The Saints have a light week with just one neutral-site match against No. 25. University of Jamestown in Great Falls on Friday.