Marquette’s Allie Barber Earns 4th Big East Player Of The Week Honor

  0 Carly DeMarque | October 10th, 2017 | College - Women's Indoor, Division I Mid-Major, News

This week’s Big East Player of the Week is Marquette’s Allie Barber, who is repeating for a second week in a row and her fourth time this season. Also receiving recognition this week are Villanova’s Allison Fitzgerald and Butler’s Natalie Ravenell.

Player of the Week

Allie Barber – Marquette – sophomore

This is Barber’s fourth honor of the season as she helped guide Marquette to a sweep over then #12 Creighton where she posted 21 kills in the win. On the week, Barber averaged 6.08 points per set while hitting for .477.

Marquette is still unbeaten in conference play and Barber’s 21 kills against the Bluejays was a conference-high this week.

Defensive Player of the Week

Allison Fitzgerald – Villanova – senior

For the week, Fitzgerald picked up an average of 3.17 digs per set while having 10 digs in the team’s win against St. John’s. She also helped the team held their opponents to a low .129 hitting percentage and allowed just 0.83 aces per set.

Freshman of the Week

Natalie Ravenell – Butler – freshman

Ravenell recorded 3.86 points per set including 1.14 blocks per set, 3.29 kills per set and a .321 hitting clip. Additionally, Ravenell picked up 2.17 digs per set and recorded a double-double in the team’s win over St. John’s with 13 kills, 10 digs and seven blocks.

Honor Roll

Makayla Ferguson – Butler – senior
Addison Root – Providence – sophomore
Amanda Sanabia – St. John’s – sophomore
Maggie Cvelbar – Seton Hall – sophomore
Amanda Pedersen-Henry – Villanova – junior

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Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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