ATLANTA - Sophomore volleyball standout Celeste Friesen is this week's Georgia State Student-Athlete of the Week, powered by the U.S. Marines, after leading the Panthers to a 2-1 record in the GSU Invitational over the weekend.

Friesen, from nearby Marietta, Ga., tallied 45 digs in the Panthers three matches over the weekend. The sophomore tacked on six aces for GSU as the Panthers earned wins over South Carolina State and Davidson. The weekend marked the first home matches of the year for Georgia State which improved to 6-7.

Her 22 digs in a win against Davidson were a game-high, as were her 14 digs in a win over South Carolina State. 

The Panthers will remain at home and hope Sun Belt play this weekend facing UL Monroe and Louisiana on Friday and Saturday nights. Both matches are scheduled to start at 6 p.m. and are free to the public.