Nebraska, Penn State and Wisconsin Collect Weekly Volleyball Awards

Wisconsin's Lauren Carlini was named Co-Freshman of the Week

Wisconsin's Lauren Carlini was named Co-Freshman of the Week

Nov. 4, 2013

Rosemont, Ill. -

Player of the Week
Kelsey Robinson, Nebraska
OH – Sr. – Bartlett, Ill. – Wheaton-St. Francis

  • Led No. 11 Nebraska to wins over Illinois (3-0) and Northwestern (3-2)
  • Averaged 4.5 kills, 3.0 digs and 1.1 blocks pet set
  • Notched a double-double against the Wildcats (21 kills, 16 digs)
  • Recorded a .349 hitting percentage and added five assists
  • Earned her second career Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Kelsey Robinson (Oct. 7, 2013)

Defensive Player of the Week
Cecilia Hall, Nebraska
MB – So. – Linkoping, Sweden – Allebergsgymnasiet  

  • Helped No. 11 Nebraska post victories over Illinois (3-0) and Northwestern (3-2)
  • Paced the Huskers at the net, averaging 2.6 blocks per set
  • Tallied a career-high 11 blocks against the Illini
  • Totaled nine kills
  • Reeled in her first career Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Nebraska Defensive Player of the Week: Meghan Haggerty (Oct. 7, 2013)

Setter of the Week
Micha Hancock, Penn State
S – Jr. – Edmond, Okla. – Edmond Memorial

  • Led No. 2 Penn State to road wins over No. 17 Michigan (3-1) and No. 14 Michigan State (3-0)
  • Paced the Nittany Lions’ offense, averaging 11.9 assists per set
  • Helped Penn State to a .451 team hitting percentage against the Spartans
  • Totaled 10 digs, eight blocks and seven kills
  • Earned her 13th career Big Ten weekly award and ninth Setter of the Week accolade
  • Last Penn State Setter of the Week: Micha Hancock (Oct. 14, 2013)  

Co-Freshmen of the Week
Kadie Rolfzen, Nebraska
OH – Papillion, Neb. – Papillion-La Vista South

  • Guided No. 11 Nebraska to wins over Illinois (3-0) and Northwestern (3-2)
  • Posted a team-high 31 kills, averaging 3.9 kills per set
  • Averaged 3.5 digs and 1.0 blocks per set
  • Recorded double-doubles against both the Illini (13 kills, 11 digs) and Wildcats (18 kills, 17 digs)
  • Collected the second Big Ten weekly award of her career
  • Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Kadie Rolfzen (Oct. 28, 2013)

 

 

Lauren Carlini, Wisconsin
S – Aurora, Ill. – West Aurora

  • Tallied 115 assists, averaging 12.8 assists per set, in No. 15 Wisconsin’s matches against Indiana and No. 16 Purdue
  • Recorded a career-high 62 digs against the Boilermakers
  • Totaled 25 digs, nine kills, four blocks and two service aces
  • Notched her team-leading 14th double-double against Purdue (62 assists, 18 digs)
  • Earned the first Big Ten weekly award of her career
  • Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Haleigh Nelson (Sept. 30, 2013)

 2013 Big Ten Volleyball Players of the Week

Sept. 2          P:    Tori Dixon, Sr., MINN
                        D:    Bethany Yeager, Sr., IOWA
                        S:    Taylor Sherwin, Jr., OSU
                        F:    Maddie Mayers, ILL

Sept. 9          P:    Kaitlyn Leary, Sr., OSU
                        D:    Tori Dixon, Sr., MINN
                        S:    Lexi Dannemiller, Jr., MICH
                        F:    Abby Cole, MICH

Sept. 16        P:    Lauren Wicinski, Sr., MSU
                        D:    Faye Adelaja, Fr., PUR
                        S:    Taylor Sherwin, Jr., OSU
                        F:    Amber Rolfzen, NEB
                               Faye Adelaja, PUR

Sept. 23        P:    Stephanie Holthus, Sr., NU
                        D:    Tori Dixon, Sr., MINN
                        S:    Caleigh Ryan, Fr., NU
                        F:    Caleigh Ryan, NU

Sept. 30        P:    Lauren Wicinski, Sr., MSU
                        D:    Ashley Wittman, Sr., MINN
                        S:    Mary Pollmiller, Jr., NEB
                        F:    Haleigh Nelson, WIS

 Oct. 7            P:    Lauren Wicinski, Sr., MSU
                             Kelsey Robinson, Sr., NEB
                        D:    Meghan Haggerty, So., NEB
                        S:    Micha Hancock, Jr., PSU
                        F:    Amber Rolfzen, NEB

Oct. 14          P:    Katie Slay, Sr., PSU
                        D:    Tori Dixon, Sr., MINN
                        S:    Micha Hancock, Jr., PSU
                        F:    Caleigh Ryan, NU

Oct. 21          P:    Val Nichol, Jr., PUR
                        D:    Annemarie Hickey, Sr., WIS
                        S:    Lexi Dannemiller, Jr., MICH
                        F:    Hannah Tapp, MINN

Oct. 28          P:    Ashley Wittman, Sr., MINN
                        D:    KiKi Jones, Jr., PUR
                        S:    Mary Pollmiller, Jr., NEB
                        F:    Kadie Rolfzen, NEB

Nov. 4           P:    Kelsey Robinson, Sr., NEB
                        D:    Cecilia Hall, So., NEB
                        S:    Micha Hancock, Jr., PSU
                        F:    Kadie Rolfzen, NEB
                               Lauren Carlini, WIS

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