RDC Kings volleyball player Carter Hills (left) and Kaylee Domoney (right) were RDC Athletes of the Week. (Contributed photo)

Domoney and Hills RDC Athletes of the Week

Two RDC volleyball players had standout performances on the weekend that earned them the nod as RDC Athlete of the Week.

As Queens volleyball won its 11th and 12th straight matches, one player also reached an important milestone. Kaylee Domoney, a fourth-year libero from Red Deer, had 12 digs Friday and another five Sunday, moving her into top spot on the Queens all-time list for digs. Domoney is now up to 901 on her career, surpassing Krista Lougheed (2003-07) who recorded 896.

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The kinesiology student has played a key role on a Queens team that is 12-2 on the year, as they sit 8th in the most recent Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association national rankings. Domoney is also fifth in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Association with 184 digs on the season.

Carter Hills, a first-year outside hitter played well beyond his years on the weekend. Although the Kings split weekend play with the Lethbridge College Kodiaks, the Legal, Alta. product was an offensive force. Friday, he was player of the match for RDC with 12 kills, seven digs, one stuff block and one assist. Saturday, he continued to roll with seven more kills, three digs, one assist and one stuff block. In 14 matches, he has 124 kills and a 0.241 hitting percentage. The Bachelor of Education -Science student leads the Kings with 2.70 kills per set, ranking him 14th in the ACAC.



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