Updates on local collegiate volleyball and soccer athletes

Updates on local collegiate athletes currently participating in volleyball and soccer.

Bartow Sports Zone does periodic updates on these athletes and those of other collegiate sports.

You may check each athlete's link on our Athletes Beyond Bartow page on this site.


Western Carolina — Katie O’Connor — MB, Sophomore (Cartersville HS) Won 1 of 4 matches the past week. A victory over Idaho. Losses to Appalachian State, Tennessee Tech, and Towson…. had 4 kills vs. ASU, 5 kills, 1 dig, 2 blocks vs. Idaho; 10 kills, 1 dig, 4 blocks vs. Tennessee Tech; and 4 kills, 3 digs, and 2 blocks against Towson. The Catamounts are 6-9 on the season and host High Point and Wofford this week. They also have a road match at Chattanooga.

Shorter University — Sydney Sumners — DS, Freshman (Adairsville HS) Saw action in one set Sept. 5 vs. Charleston College.

Point University — Karlee Winecoff — OH/MH, Junior (Cass HS) Recorded seven kills and a service ace Sept. 12 vs. Milligan, TN…. had six kills and a service ace against Bryan College Sept. 8. The Skyhawks are 2-5 overall and 1-4 in the Appalachian Athletic Conference.

SOCCER Troy University — Mallory Hedden — Midfielder, Sophomore (Cass HS) Played 21 minutes in the Trojans’ 2-1 win over Belmont. Troy had road wins over the past week at Tennessee Tech and Belmont to improve their season mark to 7-2. Next: Home vs. South Alabama Sept. 25.

Agnes Scott — Stephanie Hicks — Forward, Senior (Woodland HS) Has 4 goals. 10 of 14 shots taken this season have been on goal. Scotties lost to Sewanee Sept. 19, 5-1. Next: at Birmingham Southern Sept. 23 and at Middle Georgia Sept. 26.

Charleston Southern — Emily Moore — Defender, Junior (Woodland HS) Has played in 2 of 7 games. Buccaneers are 2-2-2 on the year and play at Campbell Sept. 23 and at Liberty Sept. 26.

Duquesne — Cody West — Defender, R-Sophomore (Cass HS) Did not play in a scoreless draw with Cornell Sept. 18. Played all 90 minutes in a 1-0 victory over Colgate.

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