Sept. 3, 2007
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Brook Dieter, Minnesota
Fr., OH, Bloomington, Minn./Kennedy
Dieter recorded double-doubles in each of her three matches over the weekend. The freshman recorded 22 kills, 10 digs and two blocks against No. 23 Ohio before posting 15 kills, 14 saves and five stuffs against No. 2 Stanford. On Sunday, Dieter contributed 20 kills, 13 digs and a pair of blocks in a 3-1 win over No. 12 San Diego. The Bloomington, Minn., native also put down five service aces against the three nationally ranked opponents to earn a spot on the Diet Coke Classic All-Tournament Team. With her effort, Brook Dieter became the first Golden Gopher since 1998 to record double-doubles in her first three matches.
Last MINN POW: Meredith Nelson (10/2/06)
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Stesha Selsky, Michigan
Sr., LIB, Manhattan Beach, Calif./Marymount
Selsky earns her second consecutive weekly honor and the fourth of her career after helping Michigan to a 3-0 record on the weekend. The senior libero recorded double-figure digs in each match, including 25 saves against Miami (Ohio) on Friday. Selsky eclipsed the 1,500 career digs mark and cracked the Big Ten's top 10 list, now with 1,546 saves in her career. The Manhattan Beach, Calif., native handled 97 percent of her service chances and did not allow an ace until the last match of the tournament.
Last MICH D-POW: Stesha Selsky (8/27/07)