Launhardt Named G.R.I.F.F.S. Student-Athlete of the Week
Courtesy: Canisius College Athletics
Launhardt tied a career-high with 14 kills and was also credited with four service aces, two blocks and six block assists as Canisius snapped its six-match losing streak with a 3-1 win over Binghamton Sept. 28. After missing the Griffs’ first three matches of the season the middle hitter ranks first on the team with a .254 hitting percentage, first in service aces with 24 and also leads the Blue and Gold with 46 blocks.
Launhardt picked up 390 of the 705 votes cast (55.32%). Junior men’s soccer player Shaun Griffith placed second with 288 votes (40.85%), while sophomore volleyball player Kim Hoffman (1.99) and sophomore tennis player Billy Kaputa (1.84%) rounded out the voting.