Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin Earn Big Ten Weekly Honors

  0 volleymob | November 05th, 2018 | Big Ten, College - Women's Indoor, News

Courtesy: Big Ten Conference

Minnesota’s Adanna Rollins and Samantha Seliger-Swenson, Nebraska’s Lauren Stivrins and Wisconsin’s Dana Rettke earned Big Ten weekly honors.

Player of the Week

Dana Rettke, Wisconsin

MB – So. – Riverside, Ill. – Riverside-Brookfield

• Averaged 5.88 kills per set on a .471 hitting percentage against No. 3 Minnesota and No. 14 Michigan

• Recorded a school record 30 kills versus Minnesota and added her third career double-double, the second of the season, with 17 kills and 10 blocks against the Wolverines

• Also added 1.75 blocks per set over the weekend

• Earns her fourth career Player of the Week honor and second of the season

• Last Wisconsin Player of the Week: Dana Rettke (Oct. 22, 2018)

Defensive Player of the Week

Lauren Stivrins, Nebraska

MB – So. – Scottsdale, Ariz. – Chaparral

• Averaged 2.3 kills per set on a .516 hitting percentage and 2.3 blocks per set against No. 7 Penn State and Rutgers

• Had a career-high 10 blocks in a five-set win over No. 7 Penn State and followed with eight blocks in a 3-0 sweep of Rutgers

• Helped the Huskers hold Penn State to a season-low .114 hitting percentage

• Collects her first career Defensive Player of the Week accolade

• Last Nebraska Defensive Player of the Week: Callie Schwarzenbach (Sept. 17, 2018)

Setter of the Week

Samantha Seliger-Swenson, Minnesota

S – Sr. – Minnetonka, Minn. – Hopkins

• Led No. 3 Minnesota to victories against No. 5 Wisconsin and Michigan State averaging 12.3 assists per set helping the Gophers hit .273 as a team for the weekend

• Against the Badgers, marked a season-best 56 assists, an ace, six digs and three blocks

• Versus the Spartans, added another 55 assists, four kills, eight digs and two blocks

• Grabs her 18th career Setter of the Week award and seventh of the season

• Last Minnesota Setter of the Week: Samantha Seliger-Swenson (Oct. 29, 2018)

Freshman of the Week

Adanna Rollins, Minnesota

OH – Carrollton, Texas – Hebron

•  Led the offensive charge with 31 kills, averaging 3.44 kills per set on a .333 hitting percentage and 2.9 digs per set as well as two double-doubles in a pair of wins against No. 5 Wisconsin and Michigan State

• Hit .395 with 17 kills and 13 digs against the Badgers

• Chipped in another 14 kills and added her second double-double with 13 digs versus the Spartans

• Accepts her fourth career Freshman of the Week honor

• Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: CC McGraw (Oct. 29, 2018)

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