Michigan, Nebraska and Ohio State Earn Weekly Volleyball Awards

Michigan's Lexi Dannemiller earns her second consecutive Setter of the Week honor.

Michigan's Lexi Dannemiller earns her second consecutive Setter of the Week honor.

Nov. 12, 2012

Player of the Week
Mari Hole, Ohio State
OH – Sr. – Oslo, Norway – Berg

  • Led No. 15 Ohio State to wins against Northwestern (3-1) and Illinois (3-2)
  • Recorded two double-doubles, averaging 4.4 kills on .297 hitting, 2.8 digs and 0.2 blocks per set
  • Notched a team-leading 19 kills on .395 hitting, 13 digs and one block against the Wildcats
  • Posted a match-high 21 kills, 12 digs and a block against the Illini
  • Reels in the second Player of the Week honor of her career
  • Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Mari Hole (Sept. 12, 2011)

Defensive Player of the Week
Hayley Thramer, Nebraska
MB – Jr. – Ewing, Neb. – Ewing

  • Led No. 9 Nebraska’s defense in wins over No. 21 Purdue (3-2) and Indiana (3-1)
  • Notched 17 blocks over the weekend, an average of 1.9 per set, including 10 against the Boilermakers
  • Tallied seven blocks, including two solos, against the Hoosiers
  • Earns her first Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Nebraska Defensive Player of the Week: N/A

Setter of the Week
Lexi Dannemiller, Michigan
S – So. – West Chester, Ohio – Lakota West

  • Averaged 13.8 assists, 2.0 digs and 0.8 blocks per set in sweeps of No. 10 Minnesota and Wisconsin
  • Posted 42 assists, four digs and three blocks against the Gophers
  • Tallied 41 assists, eight digs and two block solos against the Badgers
  • Paced Michigan to a season-high .460 hitting percentage against Minnesota and a .298 clip against Wisconsin
  • Earns her second career Setter of the Week honor and sixth award overall
  • Last Michigan Setter of the Week: Lexi Dannemiller (Nov. 5, 2012)

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

  • Helped No. 9 Nebraska to wins over No. 21 Purdue (3-2) and Indiana (3-1)
  • Hit .342 over the weekend, averaging 1.9 kills and 0.9 blocks per set
  • Posted eight blocks against the Hoosiers
  • Recorded 10 kills against Purdue and seven against Indiana
  • Takes home her fourth Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Meghan Haggerty (Oct. 29, 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

Nov. 5
P: Ariel Scott, Jr., PSU
D: Tori Dixon, Jr., MINN
S: Lexi Dannemiller, So., MICH
    Micha Hancock, So., PSU
F: Jocelynn Birks, ILL

Nov. 12
P: Mari Hole, Sr., OSU
D: Hayley Thramer, Jr., NEB
S: Lexi Dannemiller, So., MICH
F: Meghan Haggerty, NEB