Spotlight Bleu Devil
November 5, 2016

NEW ORLEANS ( – 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 24-30.

Horton, a senior from Dallas, Texas, claims her fourth Defender of the Week award after helping her team to a 3-1 week, only falling to the University of Mobile but then defeating SUNO, Lane College and LeMoyne-Owen College. In the victory against SUNO, she had 28 digs and 20 receptions and against Lane, she picked up three serving aces. For the week she averaged 4.47 digs per set and 2.33 receptions per set.