Hilger, Korn, De Jager Tabbed as NAIA Players of the Week

  0 volleymob | September 25th, 2018 | College - Women's Indoor, NAIA, News

Courtesy: NAIA

KANSAS CITY, Mo.Lauryn Hilger of Northwestern (Iowa) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Volleyball Attacker of the Week, Samantha Korn of Taylor (Ind.) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Volleyball Defender of the Week and Jamie De Jager of Dordt (Iowa) has been named the NAIA National Volleyball Setter of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. The trio was selected based on their performances from Sept. 17-24 and were chosen out of a pool of conference and Association of Independent Institution winners.

Attacker of the Week

Lauryn Hilger, Northwestern
5-10, SR, OH, Omaha, Neb.

  • Hilder posted double-digit kills in each of Northwestern’s wins last week.
  • Weekly Stats
    • 51 kills, 5.67 kills/set
    • 0.513 attack percentage
    • Also added 28 digs, three service aces and three blocks (two assisted) to her stat line

Defender of the Week

Samantha Korn, Taylor (Ind.)
5-5, JR, DS, Perrysburg, Ohio

  • Korn tallied her 1,000th career dig against Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio) last week.
  • Weekly Stats
    • 49 digs
    • 8.17 digs/set
    • 1.0 service percentage

Setter of the Week

Jamie De Jager, Dordt
5-9, SR, S, Sioux Center, Iowa

  • Jager recorded a double-double on the week with 34 assists and 14 digs against RV Jamestown (N.D.) and did not drop below 32 assists in a match last week.
  • Weekly Stats
    • 101 assists
    • 11.22 assists/set
    • 28 digs, 3.11 average

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