Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio State and Wisconsin Earn Weekly Volleyball Awards

Ohio State's Amanda Peterson recorded 92 assists over the weekend.

Oct. 29, 2012

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

  • Led No. 10 Minnesota to sweeps of Illinois and Northwestern
  • Averaged 6.0 kills on .443 hitting, 3.0 digs and 0.8 blocks per set
  • Recorded a double-double against the Illini, posting 17 kills and 12 digs
  • Tallied 19 kills on .485 hitting against the Wildcats
  • Reels in the third Player of the Week award of her career
  • Last Minnesota Player of the Week: Katherine Harms (Sept. 24, 2012)

Defensive Player of the Week
Annemarie Hickey, Wisconsin
LIB - Jr. - Oswego, Ill. - Joliet Catholic

  • Averaged 6.0 digs per set for the weekend, including a season-high 30 in a four-set win against Illinois
  • Recorded 24 digs tallied and three service aces against Northwestern
  • Posted a .952 service reception percentage on 62 attempts
  • Earns in her first Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Wisconsin Defensive Player of the Week: Mary Ording (Sept. 10, 2012)

Setter of the Week
Amanda Peterson, Ohio State
S - Sr. - Glen Ellyn, Ill. - Glenbard East

  • Averaged 13.1 assists and 3.9 digs per set in road wins over No. 4 Nebraska (3-1) and Iowa (3-0)
  • Led the 20th-ranked Buckeyes to a .348 hitting percentage against the Hawkeyes
  • Dished out 46 assists in each contest
  • Earns the first Setter of the Week award of her career
  • Last Ohio State Setter of the Week: N/A

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

  • Posted 12 kills on .333 hitting and seven blocks in No. 4 Nebraska's five-set win over No. 1 Penn State
  • Tallied five blocks and seven kills against Ohio State, averaging 1.3 blocks and 2.1 kills for the weekend
  • Takes home her third Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Meghan Haggerty (Sept. 10, 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

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

Oct. 1
P: Ariel Turner, Sr., PUR
D: Tiffany Morales, Fr., MICH
S: Micha Hancock, So., PSU
F: Tiffany Morales, MICH

Oct. 8
P: Alex Lovell, So., IOWA
D: Katie Slay, Jr., PSU
S: Lauren Cook, Sr., NEB
F: Daly Santana, MINN

Oct. 15
P: Jennifer Cross, Jr., MICH
D: Ariel Turner, Sr., PUR
S: Lauren Cook, Sr., NEB
F: Alexis Viliunas, ILL

Oct. 22
P: Lauren Wicinski, Jr., MSU
D: Caitlin Hansen, Jr., IND
S: Micha Hancock, So., PSU
F: Daly Santana, MINN

Oct. 29
P: Katherine Harms, Sr., MINN
D: Annemarie Hickey, Jr., WIS
S: Amanda Peterson, Sr., OSU
F: Meghan Haggerty, NEB