Robinson and de Blanck Named Athletes of the Week

Robinson and de Blanck Named Athletes of the Week

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. - This weeks Athlete's of the Week are Kurtis Robinson of Men's Basketball and Julie de Blanck of Women's Volleyball.

Kurtis Robinson is a Senior Forward from Decatur, Ga. As a leading scorer for Emmanuel, Kurt averages 17 points per game this year. In his two most recent games last week, Kurt had 34 points, 35 rebounds, 12 assists, and 5 blocks.

Julie de Blanck is a Junior Middle Hitter from Copenhagen, Denmark. In her third year at Emmanuel, Julie has established herself as a top player in Conference Carolinas and was recently named the NCCAA Player of the Year. At the NCCAA National Tournament last week, Julie had a career high game of 29 kills, hitting .500. She led the Conference Carolinas in blocks per set with 1.18, was second in hitting percentage with .284, and led the team all season with 3.48 kills per set and 4.6 points per set. As a three year starter for the Lions, Julie has tallied up 877 kills, 117 service aces, and 291 blocks. Julie is on track to be the first Emmanuel Women's Volleyball player with 1000 career kills next season.

Congratulations to both Kurtis and Julie on their impressive performances!

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