Nebraska’s Mikaela Foecke Puts Down 1,000th Kill Versus Purdue

  0 Carly DeMarque | November 03rd, 2017 | Big Ten, College - Women's Indoor, News

Nebraska‘s Mikaela Foecke has been a driving force for the squad since she joined the team in 2015 as a freshman, now as a junior, Foecke posted her 1,000th kill against Purdue.

In her freshman season, Foecke put down 386 kills for the Huskers for an average of 3.09 kills per set. In the Huskers  NCAA championship match, Foecke put down 19 kills on a .385 hitting clip to be named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA championship. In addition, she was named as an AVCA All-American Honorable Mention.

In her sophomore season, Foecke slammed down 343 kills for an average of 2.93 kills per set. She was named once again to the AVCA All-American Honorable Mention team. With Amber and Kadie Rolfzen gone this season, Foecke had to step up her back row presence for the Huskers, having picked up 179 digs so far on the year.

So far this season (leading up to the team match against Purdue), Foecke put down 263 kills for an average of 3.42 kills per set along with 22 aces on the year.

In the Big Ten, Nebraska is 11-1, set out to win the conference should they win out. Their match against Purdue is a part of their four home match streak that features Indiana, Maryland and Rutgers. Following their home stint, they will hit the road at Ohio State, Maryland and Northwestern before closing out the Big Ten season with Iowa at home.

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About Carly DeMarque

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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