UNO’s Omoghibo, UCA’s Doss Named Week Four Volleyball Players of the Week

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – New Orleans’ Ehize Omoghibo and Central Arkansas’ Emily Doss are the Southland Conference Volleyball Players of the Week, the league announced Monday. All weekly awards are presented by MidSouth Bank.Omoghibo claims her first weekly honor after posting a .619 hitting percentage for UNO (7-7) over the weekend at the College of Charleston Invitational. The Privateers will now look ahead to their conference home opener Tuesday night against Lamar, with first serve slated for 6:30 p.m. CT.Doss nabs her first award of the season with 79 digs for the Sugar Bears (6-7) this past weekend at the Cougar Classic, hosted by SIU-Edwardsville. The junior bolstered a UCA defense that limited opponents to a .202 hitting percentage for the tournament. Central Arkansas will now gear up for its conference opener at home against Houston Baptist Thursday at 6 p.m.Offensive Player of the Week: Ehize Omoghibo – Sr. – Opposite – Evanston, Ill.Omoghibo was named to the All-Tournament team at the College of Charleston Invitational, following a phenomenal weekend that included 47 kills over three matches. The junior began the three-game stretch with a .619 hitting percentage against Jacksonville State Friday afternoon. Omoghibo then closed out the weekend by smashing her previous match-high kills (14) with an astounding 21 kills in a five-set win over College of Charleston Saturday afternoon.Honorable Mention: Morgan Dewyer, Houston Baptist; Alexis Warren, Northwestern State; Caroline Golden, Southeastern Louisiana; Xariah Williams, Stephen F. Austin.Defensive Player of the Week: Emily Doss – Jr. – Libero – Springdale, Ark.Doss took home her third All-Tournament honor of the season after delivering back-to-back 31-dig performances to close out the weekend for the Sugar Bears at the Cougar Classic. In addition to averaging 5.6 digs per set, the junior also provided seven assists, two service aces and a kill for the Sugar Bears. Doss has now accrued 256 digs on the year, averaging 4.57 per set.Honorable Mention: Camie Copeland, Houston Baptist; Megan Lohmiller, Northwestern State; Taya Mitchell, Stephen F. Austin; Carissa Barnes, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.last_img read more

145 Donegal homes without power after Storm Ophelia

first_imgElectricity outages have been reported in 145 properties across Donegal this morning in the aftermath of Storm Ophelia.Severe winds and storm debris caused serious damage to the electricity network nationwide, while Donegal escaped the worst of the damage. Up to 330,000 homes remain without power across Ireland today (Tuesday).Customers in Rossgeir (73) and Derrybeg (15) are expected to have power restored by lunchtime today. In Moville, the 57 customers impacted are due to have power restored by 5pm today (17th October). Elsewhere, customers impacted by outages should prepare to be without electricity for a number of days as the ESB deal with emergencies.ESB continue to warn people not to approach fallen wires or damaged networks:An Important Public Safety Message: If you come across fallen wires or damaged electricity network, never, ever touch or approach these as they are LIVE and extremely dangerous. Please report any damage to electricity infrastructure by calling 1850 372 999.ESB are advising all customers impacted by outages that they should prepare to be without electricity for a number of days. ESB Networks are particularly concerned about customers who use electrically powered medical devices and who are without power. It is important that these customers contact their healthcare professional so that they can receive advice on their care during this period. ESB e are currently prioritising emergency calls on our 1850 number, but customers without power can check for updates on when their fault is expected to be repaired at www.esbpowercheck.ie or on the PowerCheck App for iPhone and Android devices.If your fault is not logged you can report it on the website https://www.esbnetworks.ie/power-outages-updates/report-a-power-outage. Customers should have their MPRN available to access recorded information specific to their location. You can also check @ESBNetworks on Twitter for updates.ESB Networks is reminding customers of the precautionary measures to take in the event of a power cut:Never approach broken lines or damaged poles, and keep children and animals away – report damage to ESB Networks at 1850 372 999 and listen to recorded messages carefullyTurn off electric cookers, ovens, irons, etc. if electricity supply is lostLeave a light switched on so you know when power has been restoredTake extra care if using candles, oil lamps or other naked flamesTest smoke alarms with fresh batteriesEnsure adequate ventilation if using gas heaters.145 Donegal homes without power after Storm Ophelia was last modified: October 17th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ESBOphelialast_img read more