NAIA Tabs Hilger, Flick, Djonovic as Players of the Week

  0 volleymob | September 18th, 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, Valorie Flick of Saint Francis (Ind.) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Volleyball Defender of the Week and Marija Djonovic of College of Idaho 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. 10-16 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 over No. 12 Dordt (Iowa) and RV Jamestown (N.D.).
  • Weekly Stats
    • 34 kills, 4.86 kills/set
    • 0.500 attack percentage
    • Also added 14 digs, four service aces and two block assists to her stat line

Defender of the Week

Valorie Flick, Saint Francis
5-7, JR, L, Muncie, Ind.

  • Flick helped her team to a 4-0 week. The Libero posted a Crossroads League high this season with 40 digs against Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio). With the weeks wins, the Cougars posted a school-record 15 consecutive wins.
  • Weekly Stats
    • 102 digs
    • 6.38 digs/set
    • 0.951 reception percentage
    • 1.0 service percentage

Setter of the Week

Marija Djonovic, College of Idaho
5-8, SR, S, Podorica, Montenegro

  • Djonovic surpassed the 2,000 career-assist mark this week. The setter recorded a double-double (55 assists, 14 digs) against Northwest (Wash.).
  • Weekly Stats
    • 94 assists
    • 13.42 assists/set
    • 22 digs, 3.14 average

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