A pair of all-around efforts helped senior setter Lyndie Haddock-Eppich lead BYU to a pair of victories of Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
Haddock-Eppich averaged 9.83 assists, 3.83 digs, 1.33 blocks and 1.17 kills in the pair of sweeps which pushed the Cougars to 20-0 on the season and 10-0 in the West Coast Conference.
The Longmont, Colorado, native notched 24 assists, 12 digs, four kills, an ace and a block, while guiding BYU to a .292 effort against LMU. She then posted 35 assists, 11 digs, a career-high seven blocks and three kills while leading the Cougars to a .371 effort against Pepperdine. The senior garnered her second WCC Player of the Week nod for her efforts.
Courtney Pence, Illinois State – Sr., L
Averaged 8.10 digs per set while helping limit foes to a .108 effort; notched 31 digs and three assists against Bradley on Monday, while helping hold the Braves to a .122 effort; added 23 digs, five digs and two aces vs. Southern Illinois while limiting SIU to a .009 effort; posted 27 saves vs. Missouri State, while limiting the Bears to a .168 effort; Missouri Valley Defensive Player of the Week
Devon Rachel, College of Charleston – Sr., OH
Averaged 7.50 kills and 1.75 digs per set, while hitting .379 vs. UNC Wilmington; posted a career-high 30 kills on a program rally-scoring record 66 swings in the four-set win, while also adding seven digs, three blocks and an ace; joined the 1,000 kill, 1000 dig club in the effort; CAA Offensive Player of the Week
Breanna Runnels, Colorado State – RS So., OH
Averaged 5.29 kills, while hitting .375; notched 18 kills and five digs, while hitting .371 at New Mexico; added 19 kills, five digs and three blocks, while hitting .375 at UNLV; made good on 43 of 44 served reception tries (97.7 %).
Jaime Kosiorek, Ohio – RS Sr., OH
Averaged 4.62 kills and 3.62 digs per set, while hitting .419; broke program record for career aces with three against Western Michigan, moving her tally to 163; also notched 13 kills and 13 digs and hit at a career-best .619 clip; added 24 kills, 16 digs while hitting .340 vs. Northern Illinois; MAC East Offensive Player of the Week
Okiana Valle, Arkansas – Sr., L
Averaged 7.57 digs per set; posted 26 digs against South Carolina and added 27 against Alabama; SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week
Alyssa LaFace, Eastern Michigan – Sr., L
Averaged 7.00 digs per set while making good on all 32 serve reception changes; MAC East Defensive Player of the Week; pulled up 35 digs and added five assists in four-set loss against Buffalo; added 14 digs and three assists in sweep of Akron
Jordyn Poulter, Illinois – Sr., S
Averaged 13.3 assists, 3.00 digs and 1.00 blocks per set, while guiding the Illini to a .281 hitting effort vs. Michigan and Michigan State; posted 63 assists, 17 digs and four blocks as team hit .235 vs. Michigan; added 43 assists, seven digs and four stuffs while the team hit .327 vs. MSU; Big Ten Co-Setter of the Week
Madison Lilley, Kentucky – So., S
Averaged 10.12 assists, 4.38 digs and 0.88 blocks per set, while leading the Wildcats to a .272 hitting effort; posted 30-assist, 16-dig double double, three kills and two blocks, while leading UK to a .327 hitting effort vs. LSU; added 51 assists, a career-high 19 digs and five blocks while leading team to a .232 hitting effort in five-set win over Texas A&M
Taelor Kellum, Florida – Sr., MB
Averaged 2.78 blocks per set; notched 12 blocks and nine kills while hitting .389 in a four-set win over Ole Miss; added a career-best 13 stuffs and seven kills while hitting .278 in a five-set loss to Missouri on Sunday; SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week