For the fourth time this season, Marquette’s Allie Barber, has claimed the BIG EAST Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week honor. Creighton’s Madelyn Cole received the Defensive Player of the Week award for her first accolade of the season, while St. John’s Efrosini Alexakou earned her third Freshman of the Week award.
The ETSU Bucs earned the Southern Conference regular-season title and the top overall seed in the 2018 SoCon Volleyball Championship. The tournament, which features all nine teams in the conference, will be held Nov. 16-18 on the campus of UNCG in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Pitt’s Kayla Lund has been named ACC Volleyball Player of the Week, and Syracuse’s Polina Shemanova has been selected as the Freshman of the Week.
UCF’s McKenna Melville earned fourth weekly conference honor, while SMU’s Montana Watts collected her second American Athletic Conference award.
Nebraska’s Mikaela Foecke and Maryland’s Allegra Rivas each earn third Big Ten honor of 2018 as offensive and defensive player of the week respectively. Wisconsin’s Sydney Hilley and Nebraska’s Nicklin Hames grab second honors of the year.
Washington’s Samantha Drechsel and Avie Niece were tabbed as Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week respecitvely, while Stanford’s Holly Campbell was honored as the Pac-12’s Freshman of the Week.
Nicholls State University Athletics Director Matt Roan announced Monday that Jay Van Vark has resigned from his position as head volleyball coach.
Jess Schaben (Iowa State), Kylee McLaughlin (Oklahoma), Shelly Fanning (Baylor) and Jhenna Gabriel (Texas) were named Volleyball Players of the Week after completion of week 12 action.
Kentucky’s Madison Lilley was named SEC Player and Setter of the Week, while teammate Gabby Curry was tabbed as Defensive Player of the Week. Tennessee’s Tessa Grubbs and Missouri’s Andrea Fuentes also received league honors.