WASHINGTON – The Gallaudet University Athletics Department has announced the November Bison of the Month recipients presented by Gallaudet Interpreting Services (GIS). Senior Julia Wolff (Belleville, Ontario), middle hitter for the GU women’s volleyball team and junior Trey Gordon (Talladega, Ala.), forward for the men’s basketball team were selected for their outstanding performances on and off the court.
The Bison volleyball team had five matches in the month of November including the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) championship as well as the team’s fifth straight appearance in the NCAA Division III tournament. Wolff recorded 18 blocks and 48 kills in the five matches, giving her a .350 hitting percentage. She is also nationally ranked fourth in the NCAA Division III volleyball for .392 hitting percentage on the season.
Gordon started in all four games scheduled for the month of November and led the team in numerous categories including total points (80), rebounds (39), free throw percentage (.750). Gordon also recorded seven steals, nine assists and two double-doubles in November.
These are the third Bison of the Month awards for the 2014-15 athletic seasons. Each month the Gallaudet University Athletics Department will recognize two standout student-athletes (one male, one female) from their respective sports. Previous winners include the month of October; senior forward Sofia Lindevall (Stockholm, Sweden) and sophomore defensive lineman Devante Walters (Rockdale, Ga.), and September, women’s volleyball senior outside hitter Kali Frowick (Norfolk, Neb.) and sophomore men’s cross country runner Alex Close (Tallahassee, Fla.).
2014-15 Gallaudet Bison of the Month presented by GIS
- November: Trey Gordon (MB), Julia Wolff (WVB)
- October: Sofia Lindevall (WSOC), Devante Walters (FB)
- September: Kali Frowick (WVB), Alex Close (MCC)
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