2018 NAIA Women's Volleyball Players of the Week ? No. 4 (Sept. 25)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lauryn Hilger of Northwestern (Iowa) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Volleyball Attacker of the Week, Samantha Korn of Taylor (Ind.) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Volleyball Defender of the Week and Jamie De Jager of Dordt (Iowa) 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. 17-24 and
Attacker of the Week
Lauryn Hilger, Northwestern
5-10, SR, OH, Omaha, Neb.
- Hilder posted double-digit kills in each of Northwestern’s wins last week.
- Weekly Stats
- 51 kills, 5.67 kills/set
- 0.513 attack percentage
- Also added 28 digs, three service aces and three blocks (two assisted) to her stat line
Defender of the Week
Samantha Korn, Taylor (Ind.)
5-5, JR, DS, Perrysburg, Ohio
- Korn tallied her 1,000th career dig against Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio) last week.
- Weekly Stats
- 49 digs
- 8.17 digs/set
- 1.0 service percentage
Setter of the Week
Jamie De Jager, Dordt
5-9, SR, S, Sioux Center, Iowa
Jagerrecorded a double-double on the week with 34 assists and 14 digs against RV Jamestown (N.D.) and did not drop below 32 assists in a match last week.
- Weekly Stats
- 101 assists
- 11.22 assists/set
- 28 digs, 3.11 average
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Attacker of the Week Nominees: Audra Nailling, Williams Baptist (Ark.); Marjorie Smith, Tennessee Wesleyan; Verinoca Ramirez, La Sierra (Calif.); Sarah Warner, Northwest (Wash.); Madeline Decker, Trinity International (Ill.); Paige Eakright, Huntington (Ind.); Olivia L'Ami, Rocky Mountain (Mont.); Tobi Sanders, Vanguard (Calif.); Megan Besecker, Tougaloo (Miss.); Heather Gahm, Evangel (Mo.); Lucy Waid, Lincoln Christian (Ill.); Leia Seiler, McPherson (Kan.); Jessica Tapp, Georgetown (Ky.); Lydia Xu, Viterbo (Wis.);
Defender of the Week Nominees: Jessica Jensen, William Woods (Mo.); Alyssa Rupert, Milligan (Tenn.); Emily Morgan, La Sierra (Calif.); Kiley McMurtrey, Eastern Oregon; Brianna Figueroa, Trinity Christian (Ill.); Dylan Fowler, Montana Western; Rebecca Lowden, Vanguard (Calif.); Julina Niemeier, Jamestown (N.D.); Alexis Barnett, Dillard (La.); Claire Cudney, Peru State (Neb.); Morgan Beougher, Kansas Wesleyan; Jaimie Thompson, Campbellsville (Ky.); Jayden Warner, Mayville State (N.D.); Maranda Washington, Huston-Tillotson (Texas); Sawyer Hawgood, WVU Tech ; Celi Bruce, SAGU (Texas); Hayley Brisendine, Martin Methodist (Tenn.);
Setter of the Week Nominees: Danna Gomes, Park (Mo.); Gabi Catt, Tennessee Wesleyan;
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.)
Week 3 (September 19): Lauryn Hilger, Northwestern (Iowa), Valorie Flick, Saint Francis (Ind.), Marija Djonovic, College of Idaho
Week 4 (September 26): Lauryn Hilger, Northwestern (Iowa), Samantha Korn, Taylor (Ind.), Jamie De Jager, Dordt (Iowa)