Michigan State, Minnesota and Wisconsin Earn Weekly Volleyball Awards
Oct. 23, 2017


Player and Freshman of the Week
Dana Rettke, Wisconsin
MB - Riverside, Ill. - Riverside-Brookfield
• Averaged 5.1 kills and 1.1 blocks per set with a .642 hitting percentage as No. 9 Wisconsin went 1-1 in Big Ten action on the weekend
• Posted a match-high 14 kills, four blocks and hit .632 in the Badgers' win over Maryland
• Registered a career-high 22 kills, while adding four blocks and was error-free for a .647 hitting percentage against fifth-ranked Minnesota
• Garners her second Player of the Week award and her sixth Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Wisconsin Player of the Week: Dana Rettke (Aug. 28, 2017)
• Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Dana Rettke (Oct. 16, 2017)

Defensive Player of the Week
Dalianliz Rosado, Minnesota
L - Sr. - Morovis, Puerto Rico - Carmen Sol
• Registered 36 digs, six assists and was error-free on 32 reception attempts last weekend to help the Golden Gophers to wins over Ohio State and Wisconsin
• Posted 18 digs and two assists in Minnesota's straight-set victory at Ohio State
• Added 18 digs, four assists and was flawless in 27 reception attempts in the four-set win over Wisconsin
• The Academic All-Big Ten honoree collects her second career Defensive Player of the Week accolade
• Last Minnesota Defensive Player of the Week: Molly Lohman (Sept. 25, 2017)

Setter of the Week
Rachel Minarick, Michigan State
S - Sr. - Naperville, Ill. - Waubonsie Valley
• Posted 97 set assists to average 13.9 per set in guiding No. 10 Michigan State to wins over Michigan and Maryland
• Registered a double-double with 58 assists and 11 digs to help the Spartans hit .310 in their four-set victory over Michigan
• Became the third player in school history and 45th in the Big Ten to record 4,000 career assists after posting 39 assists in the Spartans' straight-set victory over Maryland on Sunday
• The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree receives her fifth career Setter of the Week citation and first of the season
• Last Michigan State Setter of the Week: Rachel Minarick (Nov. 14, 2016)

2017 Big Ten Players of the Week
Aug. 28
P: Stephanie Samedy, Fr., MINN
P: Dana Rettke, Fr., WIS
D: Ali Bastianelli, Jr., ILL
S: Sydney Hilley, Fr., WIS
F: Stephanie Samedy, MINN
F: Dana Rettke, WIS

Sept. 5
P: Haleigh Washington, Sr., PSU
D: Briana Holman, Sr., NEB
S: Samantha Seliger-Swenson, Jr., MINN
F: Sydney Hilley, WIS

Sept. 11
P: Ali Frantti, Sr., PSU
D: Tionna Williams, Jr., WIS
S: Kelly Hunter, Sr., NEB
F: Hannah Gruensfelder, OSU
F: Dana Rettke, WIS

Sept. 18
P: Carly Skjodt, Jr., MICH
P: Simone Lee, Sr., PSU
D: Brandi Donnelly, Sr., ILL
S: Samantha Seliger-Swenson, Jr., MINN
F: Gabrielle Orr, IOWA
F: Stephanie Samedy, MINN

Sept. 25
P: Annika Albrecht, Sr., NEB
D: Autumn Bailey, Sr., MSU
D: Molly Lohman, Sr., MINN
S: Kelly Hunter, Sr., NEB
F: Dana Rettke, WIS

Oct. 2
P: Haleigh Washington, Sr., PSU
D: Claire Kieffer-Wright, Sr., MICH
S: Ashley Evans, Sr., PUR
F: Dana Rettke, WIS

Oct. 9
P: Haleigh Washington, Sr., PSU
D: Molly Lohman, Sr., MINN
S: Samantha Seliger-Swenson, Jr., MINN
F: Jasmyn Martin, MINN

Oct. 16
P: Alexis Hart, So., MINN
D: Kendall White, So., PSU
S: Samantha Seliger-Swenson, Jr., MINN
F: Megan Cooney, ILL
F: Dana Rettke, WIS

Oct. 23
P: Dana Rettke, Fr., WIS
D: Dalianliz Rosado, Sr., MINN
S: Rachel Minarick, Sr., MSU
F: Dana Rettke, WIS