Mauldin Alumn Named Libero of the Year

The USA South Athletic Conference has named Mauldin alumn, Katie Faith, Volleyball All Conference and USA South Libero of the Year! 

Faith, a Simpsonville, South Carolina sophomore defensive specialist becomes the first Lion volleyball student-athlete to earn USA South Libero of the Year honors in the program's brief history in the Conference. She is currently leading the Conference with 595 digs and her average of 4.65 digs per set is second-best. In Conference-only matches, Faith's 5.25 digs per set average was tops this year. She earned Third Team All-Conference Honors this fall and was named USA South Defensive Player of the Week twice.

Katie has also been selected as a member of the Capital One Academic All-District Team. This is an honor chosen by CoSIDA (Collegiate Sports Information Directors Association) from District V which is made up of SIDs from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Missisippi, Missouri, North Carolina and South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. To be nominated, the student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve that has played in at least 50% of matches. The student-athlete must have at least a 3.30 on a 4.00 scale, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at their academic institution and be nominated by their sports information director. She now can be selected as an Academic All-American.


08 Katie Faith