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

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

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