BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University men's volleyball setter Nick Drooker had a solid week, leading King to a 4-0 record over the weekend. He set a school record for assists and was named Conference Carolinas Player of the Week on Monday morning.
For the week, Drooker averaged 10.3 assists per set and 1.75 digs per set. On Saturday he set a program record with 64 assists in a 3-2 come-from-behind win over Eastern Mennonite University. It marked the first time in program history a player has eclipsed the 60-assist plateau in a match. In the same match, the Richmond, Va., native accounted for six digs and five block assists. In a comeback win over Lindenwood University on Friday he handed out 41 assists and added eight digs for the Tornado. This is the first time in his career Drooker has been named Conference Carolinas Player of the Week.
Drooker and the Tornado are in action again on Friday when they host Belmont Abbey College at 5:00 p.m. in the Student Center Complex. King then hosts Quincy University at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.