Minnesota, Purdue and Penn State Earn Weekly Volleyball Awards

Purdue's Carly Cramer is the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week.

Purdue's Carly Cramer is the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week.

Sept. 24, 2012

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

  • Led No. 12 Minnesota to road wins over No. 20 Illinois (3-0) and Northwestern (3-1)
  • Hit .400 for the week, averaging 5.1 kills, 1.7 digs and 0.9 blocks per set
  • Reels in her second Player of the Week award
  • Last Minnesota Player of the Week:  Katherine Harms (Sept. 10, 2012)

Defensive Player of the Week
Carly Cramer, Purdue
LIB - Jr. - Martinsville, Ind. - Martinsville

  • Averaged 4.7 digs per set and handled 55 service receptions with only one error in No. 17 Purdue's five-set road wins over No. 25 Michigan State and Michigan
  • Posted 28 digs against the Spartans and 19 against the Wolverines, bringing her career total to 1,000
  • Earns her first Defensive Player of the Week honor
  • Last Purdue Defensive Player of the Week: Rachel Davis (Nov. 14, 2011)

Co-Setter of the Week
Alexandra Palmer, Minnesota
S - Jr. - Laguna Beach, Calif. - Laguna Beach

  • Guided No.12 Minnesota to wins over No. 20 Illinois and Northwestern
  • Averaged 14.0 assists, 1.3 digs and 0.4 blocks per set
  • Earns her first Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Minnesota Setter of the Week: N/A

Micha Hancock, Penn State
S - So. - Edmond, Okla. - Edmond Memorial

  • Helped No 4 Penn State to wins over No. 3 Nebraska (3-1) and Iowa (3-1)
  • Averaged 13.5 assists, 2.8 digs and 0.5 blocks per set
  • Reels in her second Setter of the Week honor and third award overall
  • Last Penn State Setter of the Week: Micha Hancock (Sept. 3, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Annie Drews, Purdue
OH - Elkhart, Ind. - Penn

  • Hit .439 on the weekend, averaging 2.4 kills and 1.1 blocks per set in wins over No. 25 Michigan State and Michigan
  • Recorded six blocks against the Wolverines and five against the Spartans
  • Earns her first Big Ten weekly honor
  • Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Kierra Jones (Nov. 7, 2011)

 

 

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

Sept. 17
P: Jocelynn Birks, Fr., ILL
D: Alexis Mathews, Jr., MSU
S: Madalyn Shalter, Sr., NU
F: Jocelynn Birks, ILL

Sept. 24
P: Katherine Harms, Sr., MINN
D: Carly Cramer, Jr., PUR
S: Alexandra Palmer, Jr., MINN
    Micha Hancock, So., PSU
F: Annie Drews, PUR