UAFS outside hitter Michelle Walker has been named Heartland Conference Hitter of the Week after her performances this past week during the Lady Lions volleyball team’s two conference road wins.

Walker, a junior from Sugarland, Texas, averaged 5.86 kills and 6.1 points per set to lead UAFS to a four-set win at St. Mary’s and a three-set win at Texas A&M International. The junior transfer from the University of Montevallo, also had four blocks and three digs.

She had a breakout performance against St. Mary’s with 23 kills, two blocks and one dig.

UAFS (12-6) maintained its firm grip on the conference lead with the road wins, improving to 9-0 at the halfway point of league play.