Bethune-Cookman setter Alexas Thomas has been named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie Of The Week, the conference announced Oct. 7.
The freshman from Cocoa averaged 11.3 assists per set in the Lady Cats’ three matches last week. Against North Carolina A&T, Thomas set the school record for assists in a three-set match with 48 as B-CU posted a 3-0 victory.
For the season, Thomas is averaging 8.51 assists per set and is ranked fifth in the MEAC. Her average of 10.5 assists per set in conference play is third best.
B-CU traveled to Jacksonville for a non-conference match Wednesday, then hosts Florida A&M Friday night in a key MEAC match. Florida A&M is 4-0 in MEAC Southern Division play, a match ahead of B-CU.