Ryter, Pehrson Named Stars in the Big Sky for Week 2

  0 volleymob | September 03rd, 2018 | College - Women's Indoor, Division I Mid-Major, News

Courtesy: Big Sky Conference

OGDEN, Utah  – Idaho’s DeVonne Ryter and Idaho State’s Brooke Pehrson were selected as the #BigSkyVB Players of the Week. Ryter was tabbed the Offensive Player of the Week, while Pehrson earned defensive honors.

Ryter, a senior middle blocker from Sedona, Ariz., led the Vandals to a 2-1 record at the Pepperdine/CSUN Invitational, including wins over CSUN and North Texas. Ryter recorded a team-best .500 hitting percentage on 30 kills. Ryter also posted the highest individual hitting percentage in the Big Sky last week. She currently ranks second in the league over all matches with a hitting percentage of (.393).

Pehrson, a junior middle blocker from Syracuse, Utah, paced the Bengals defense with 17 total blocks and five digs last week. Pehrson leads the Big Sky in total blocks (50.0) and blocks per set (1.52) so far this season.

Other Offensive Nominees: Kennedy Kaminsky – Eastern Washington; Abby Garrity – Idaho State; Missy Huddleston – Montana; Heaven Harris – Northern Arizona; Kortney Lockey – Northern Colorado; Lana Brown – Sacramento State; Janet Kalaniuvalu – Southern Utah; Hannah Hill-DeYoung – Weber State

Other Defensive Nominees: Catelyn Linke – Eastern Washington; DeVonne Ryter – Idaho; Abby Garrity – Idaho State; Jana Grimsrud – Montana; Allyssa Rizzo – Montana State; Taylor Els – Northern Colorado; Skyler Takeda – Sacramento State; Miahna Waters – Southern Utah; Hannah Hill-DeYoung – Weber State

2018 Offensive Players of the Week: 
Aug. 27 – Kaela Straw, Idaho
Sept. 3 – DeVonne Ryter, Idaho

2018 Defensive Players of the Week:
Aug. 27 – Heaven Harris, Northern Arizona
Sept. 3 – Brooke Pehrson – Idaho State

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