Evangelical Christian volleyball player Rachel Miller garnered 2,140 of 5,352 votes to earn The News-Press Player of the Week honors for Aug. 29- Sept. 3.
Nominees are derived from scores and stats called and emailed in by Lee County’s coach’s during the week. Voting begins each Monday at 2 p.m. Following the Labor Day holiday, this week’s Athlete of the Week will begin at 2 p.m. on Tuesday.
Coaches can email scores to email@example.com or call in scores at 239-335-0357. The deadline for each night’s results is 10 p.m.
Miller, a senior, recorded 11 kills and eight digs in a victory over Southwest Florida Christian Academy and added nine kills and 12 digs in a victory over Canterbury.
McQuinn, who received 1,924 votes, finished second after making 14 tackles, including a sack, and blocking a punt in a 37-16 win over rival North Fort Myers.
The other nominees were Estero golfers Luke Farmer and Kim Egozi, Estero cross country runner Arye Beck, North cross country runner Kayla Easterly, Cape Coral swimmer Joseph Leon, Riverdale swimmer Isabella Reina and South Fort Myers receiver Jeshaun Jones.