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NEW ORLEANS (GCAConf.com) – Dillard University defensive specialist Demetria Horton has been selected as the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Defender of the Week as well as co-Dillard University Athlete of the Week for games competed on the week of October 3-9.
Horton, a senior from Dallas, Texas, claims her second Defender of the Week award after helping lead Dillard to a 3-0 week that pushed the Lady Bleu Devils to 2nd place in the GCAC standings. She reached double figures in digs in all three matches including 36 in a five-set win over Edward Waters. Horton averaged 23 digs per match for the week.