Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern and Wisconsin Earn Weekly Volleyball Awards

Wisconsin's Mary Ording is the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week.

Wisconsin's Mary Ording is the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week.

Player of the Week
Katherine Harms, Minnesota
OPP - Sr. - Albertville, Minn. - St. Michael-Albertville

  • Guided No. 14 Minnesota to a 1-1 record on the road against No. 4 Texas
  • Hit .333 against the Longhorns, averaging 4.5 kills, 2.5 digs and 0.6 blocks per set
  • Notched a double-double in Thursday's 3-1 victory, tallying a match-high 24 kills with 13 digs
  • Reels in her first Player of the Week award
  • Last Minnesota Player of the Week: Ashley Wittman (Nov. 7, 2011)

Defensive Player of the Week
Mary Ording, Wisconsin
MB - Sr. - Carmel, Ind. - Cathedral

  • Helped Wisconsin to 3-0 victories against Drake, North Dakota State and Milwaukee to win the InnTowner Invitational
  • Recorded 13 blocks over the weekend, an average of 1.44 per set, including a match-high six blocks against the Bulldogs
  • Earns her first Defensive Player of the Week award
  • Last Wisconsin Defensive Player of the Week: Brittney Dolgner (Oct. 12, 2009)

Setter of the Week
Madalyn Shalter, Northwestern
S - Sr. - Ottawa, Ohio - Ottawa-Glandorf

  • Guided Northwestern to wins over Brown (3-0), Villanova (3-1) and Yale (3-1) to capture the Yale Invitational
  • Recorded two double-doubles over the weekend, including 54 assists and 16 digs against the Bulldogs
  • Averaged 12.6 assists, 3.4 digs and 0.3 blocks per set
  • Earns her first Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Northwestern Setter of the Week: N/A

Freshman of the Week
Meghan Haggerty, Nebraska
MB - Glen Ellyn, Ill. - Benet Academy

  • Hit .600 for the week, helping the Huskers to wins over Oklahoma (3-0) and No. 19 Kentucky (3-1) and the Ameritas Players Challenge title
  • Recorded an .818 hitting percentage against the Sooners, posting nine kills on 11 swings
  • Averaged 2.4 kills and 1.6 blocks per set
  • Earns her second consecutive Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last  Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Meghan Haggerty (Sept. 3, 2012)




2012 Big Ten Volleyball Players of the Week

Aug. 27
P: Lexi Erwin, Jr., MICH
    Lauren Cook, Sr., NEB
D: Katie Slay, Jr, PSU
S: Lauren Cook, Sr., NEB
F: Katie Gallagher, IND

Sept. 4
P: Micha Hancock, So., PSU
D: Kori Moster, So., MSU
    Tori Dixon, Jr., MINN
S: Micha Hancock, So., PSU
F: Meghan Haggerty, NEB

Sept. 10
P: Katherine Harms, Sr., MINN
D: Mary Ording, Sr., WIS
S: Madalyn Shalter, Sr., NU
F: Meghan Haggerty, NEB