Nebraska, Maryland, Wisconsin Earn Big Ten Week 12 Accolades

  0 volleymob | November 12th, 2018 | Big Ten, College - Women's Indoor, News

Courtesy: Big Ten Conference

Player of the Week

Mikaela Foecke, Nebraska
OH – Sr. – West Point, Iowa – Holy Trinity Catholic
• Averaged 5.00 kills per set on a .413 hitting clip in wins at Iowa and No. 15 Michigan
• Also contributed 16 digs, 10 blocks and two service aces
• Became the eighth Husker all-time to reach 1,500 career kills
• Earns her third career Player of the Week award
• Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Lauren Stivrins (Oct. 1, 2018)

Defensive Player of the Week

Allegra Rivas, Maryland
L – Fr. – Aledo, Texas – Aledo
• Averaged 5.33 digs per set in Maryland’s two wins at No. 15 Michigan and Ohio State
• Against the Wolverines, totaled 24 digs, to average eight per set, the most by a freshman in a three set Big Ten match since Illinois’ Brandi Donnelly had 25 against Minnesota on October 1, 2014
• Helped hold Michigan to a .066 hitting percentage and her 24 digs are the most ever by a Maryland player in a three-set match
• Collects her third career Defensive Player of the Week accolade
• Last Maryland Defensive Player of the Week: Allegra Rivas (Oct. 22, 2018)

Setter of the Week

Sydney Hilley, Wisconsin
S – So. – Brooklyn Park, Minn. – Champlin Park
• Led the No. 8 Badgers to victories against No. 12 Purdue and Indiana averaging 12.38 assists and 2.88 digs per set
• Recorded a career-high 59 assists and 10 digs versus the Boilermakers
• Marked her second double-double of the weekend with 40 assists and 13 digs against the Hoosiers
• Helped the Badgers hit .265 and added 4 blocks and one ace on the weekend
• Receives her fourth career Setter of the Week award
• Last Wisconsin Setter of the Week: Sydney Hilley (Sept. 4, 2018)

Freshman of the Week

Nicklin Hames, Nebraska
S – Knoxville, Tenn. – Webb School
• Led the Huskers to a .333 hitting percentage in a win at Iowa with 30 assists and 17 digs
• Posted 52 assists and 18 digs in a 3-1 win at No. 15 Michigan
• Averaged 11.71 assists and 5.00 digs per set while earning her 12th consecutive double-double of the season
• Wins her second career Freshman of the Week decoration
• Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Nicklin Hames (Sept. 24, 2018)

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