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2018 NAIA Women's Volleyball Players of the Week No. 2 (Sept. 11)

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By Katie Green, Manager of Athletic Communications and Media

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Rachel Gregg of Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Volleyball Attacker of the Week, Alexandra Reid of Sterling (Kan.) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Volleyball Defender of the Week and Morgan Berry of Ottawa (Kan.) 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. 3 - 9 and were chosen out of a pool of conference and Association of Independent Institution winners.

Attacker of the Week
Rachel Gregg, Lewis-Clark State
6-0, SR, OH, Eagle River, Alaska

  • Gregg led her team to a 3-0 week that extended the Warriors win streak to seven. The senior set a new career-high of 20 kills against Medicine Hat College (Alaska). She also recorded a double-double in each of the three contests this week: Mayville State (N.D.) 13 kills, 12 digs; No. 17 Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) 18 kills, 10 digs; Medicine Hat 20 kills, 12 digs.
  • Weekly Stats
    • 51 kills
    • 4.64 kills/set
    • 0.330 attack percentage
    • Also added 34 digs, three service aces and 10 blocks (6 assisted) to her stat line

Defender of the Week
Alexandra Reid, Sterling
5-5, SR, DS, Phoenix, Ariz.

  • Reid posted 22 or more digs in each of the three contests last week.
  • Weekly Stats
    • 82 digs
    • 8.20 digs/set
    • 1.0 reception percentage
    • 0.939 service percentage

Setter of the Week
Morgan Berry, Ottawa (Kan.)
5-7, FR, S, Shawnee, Kan.

  • Berry recorded 32 assists and up in four matches during the Baker Invitational and posted two double-doubles against Haskell (Kan.) (32 assists, 10 digs) and RV Baker (Kan.) (67 assists, 20 digs). The Kansas native notched a new career high of 69 assists and 20 digs against Baker.
  • Weekly Stats
    • 189 assists
    • 11.81 assists/set
    • 46 digs, 2.88 average

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Attacker of the Week Nominees: Caroline Clifford, Columbia (Mo.); Tatiana Dale, Point (Ga.); Ashley Cervantes, Simpson (Calif.); Chloee Hunt, Evergreen (Wash.); Kacie Stoll, Trinity Christian (Ill.); Hannah Trout, Marian (Ind.); Samantha Neely, Westmont (Calif.); Emmie Noyd, Concordia (Neb.); Kayla Black, Xavier (La.); Heather Gahm, Evangel (Mo.); Chyna Carter, Fisher (Mass.); Alliyah Richards, Haskell (Kan.); Kenna Hall, Ottawa (Kan.); Sarah Cruz, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.); Clarissa Olson, Valley City State (N.D.); Larissa Francisco, Wiley (Texas); Carolina Bologna, WVU Tech; Suzanny Figueiredo, SAGU (Texas); Mirella Gatterdam, Mobile (Ala.); Avery Bradshaw, Southeastern (Fla.); Kendra Zwart, Cornerstone (Mich.) 

Defender of the Week Nominees: Celina Monteiro, Park (Mo.); Tessa Burns, Point (Ga.); Caitlan Sammons, Benedictine Mesa (Ariz.); Chloee Hunt, Evergreen (Wash.); Alex Ewalt, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.); Valorie Flick, Saint Francis (Ind.); Dylan Fowler, Montana Western; Brooklynn Cheney, Westmont (Calif.); Marissa Hoerman, Concordia (Neb.); Beatrice Formilan, Xavier (La.); Alma Flores, Central Methodist (Mo.); Megan Jackson, Cumberlands (Ky.); Jayden Warner, Mayville State (N.D.); Elizabeth Olivarez, Our Lady of the Lake (Texas); Samantha Wigfield, Indiana East (Ind.); Celi Bruce, SAGU (Texas); Avery Wasdin, Mobile (Ala.); Nayrelis Pantoja Santos, Webber International (Fla.); Karly Morris, Aquinas (Mich.) 

Setter of the Week Nominees: Manela Vargas, Columbia (Mo.); Abby Maxwell, Truett-McConnell (Ga.); Kanani Hiapo, Benedictine Mesa (Ariz.); Sierra Wolff, Evergreen (Wash.); Dani Van Laten, Trinity Christian (Ill.); Maria Pelak, Saint Francis (Ind.); Lauren West, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho); Kirstin Trabert, Vanguard (Calif.); Lacey Wacker, Northwestern (Iowa); Eva Le Guillou, Xavier (La.); Victoria Fishback, Evangel (Mo.); Lynsey Short, Cumberlands (Ky.); Olivia Galas, Bellevue (Neb.); Alexia Souza, Wiley (Texas); Konstantina Pateli, WVU Tech; Sophia Ivy, SAGU (Texas); Maddie Huekels, Loyola (La.); Courtney Krause, Southeastern (Fla.); Kayla Clark, Cornerstone (Mich.)

 

2018-19 Women's Volleyball Composite Award Winners (Attacker, Defender, Setter)

Week 1 (September 05): Nada Meawad, Park (Mo.), Alyssa Rupert, Milligan (Tenn.), Danna Gomes, Park (Mo.) 

Week 2 (September 12): Rachel Gregg, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho), Alexandra Reid, Sterling (Kan.), Morgan Berry, Ottawa (Kan.)

 

Source: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

 

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