2019 NAIA Women’s Volleyball Players of the Week — No. 1 (Sept. 10)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Marci Miller of Indiana Wesleyan has been named the NAIA National Women’s Volleyball Attacker of the Week, Megan Hawley of Marian (Ind.) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Volleyball Defender of the Week and Tara Callahan of Concordia (Neb.) 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. 2 – Sept. 8 and were chosen out of a pool of conference and Association of Independent Institution winners.
Attacker of the Week
Marci Miller, Indiana Wesleyan
5-11, JR, OH, Goshen, Ind.
- Miller helped her team to a 5-0 week with wins over Spring Arbor (Mich.), Thomas More (Ky.), No. 16 Aquinas (Mich.), IU Kokomo (Ind.) and Cornerstone (Mich.)
- Weekly Stats
- 79 kills, 3.80 kills/set
- 0.349 attack percentage
- Also added 16 digs and four assisted blocks
Defender of the Week
Megan Hawley, Marian (Ind.)
5-6, SR, DS, New Palestine, Ind.
- Hawley helped her team to a 5-0 week and posted a week high of 31 digs against Thomas More (Ky.).
- Weekly Stats
- 106 digs
- 5.58 digs/set
- Also added four service aces, a reception percentage of 0.959 and service percentage of 0.956
Setter of the Week
Tara Callahan, Concordia (Neb.)
6-1, JR, S, Brady, Neb.
- Callahan helped her team to a 4-0 week and directed an offensive attach that hit 0.269 over the four victories.
- Weekly Stats
- 150 assists
- 11.54 assists/set
- 28 digs, 2.15 average
- Also contributed 12 kills and five assisted blocks
Attacker of the Week Nominees: Caterina Cigarini, Missouri Baptist; Shelby Glawson, Reinhardt (Ga.); Kiana Krumm, La Sierra (Calif.); Lily Stewart, Evergreen (Wash.); Emileishka De Jesus, Indiana Northwest (Ind.); Brooke Kaawa, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho); Mariah Durant, Life Pacific (Calif.); Emmie Noyd, Concordia (Neb.); Bridget Petersen, Evangel (Mo.); Skye Faucher, Fisk (Tenn.); Cali Odom, Saint Mary (Kan.); Sutton Mason, Campbellsville (Ky.); Victoria Johnson, Mayville State (N.D.); Bailei Hubbard, Our Lady of the Lake (Texas); Breanna Kopke, Indiana East (Ind.); Lacy Beeler, Oklahoma City; Cara Macfarland, Middle Georgia State; Madelyn Haut, Ave Maria (Fla.); Jodie Kelly, Madonna (Mich.)
Defender of the Week Nominees: Ariana Macies, Missouri Baptist; Rheagan Kean, Bryan (Tenn.); Caitlan Sammons, Benedictine Mesa (Ariz.); Kealani Ontai, Corban (Ore.); Erica Kik, Indiana Northwest (Ind.); Sacha Legros, Providence (Mont.) (Mont.); Sydney Culpepper, Life Pacific (Calif.); Grace Whitlaw, Briar Cliff (Iowa); Keely Larkin, Grand View (Iowa); Emily White, Southwestern (Kan.); Sadie Edmonston, Cumberland (Tenn.); Jayden Warner, Mayville State (N.D.); Mir Tillman, Huston-Tillotson (Texas); Katie Hemsley, Rio Grande (Ohio); Maegan Plunk, Mid-America Christian (Okla.); Hayley Brisendine, Martin Methodist (Tenn.); McKenna Tyson, Ave Maria (Fla.); Angelica Dippold, Lourdes (Ohio)
Setter of the Week Nominees: Morgan Berry, Missouri Baptist; Kellee Geren, Milligan (Tenn.); Angala Jensen, La Sierra (Calif.); Sierra Wolff, Evergreen (Wash.); McKenzie Powell, Indiana South Bend (Ind.); Alex Falcone, Indiana Wesleyan; Mckenna Kaelber, Montana Tech; Katie Emmerling, The Master's (Calif.); Mckenna Miller, Evangel (Mo.); Haydan Heuermann, Saint Mary (Kan.); Paige Merrick, Campbellsville (Ky.); Olivia Galas, Bellevue (Neb.); Anissa Tamez, Our Lady of the Lake (Texas); Cali Topolski, Indiana East (Ind.); Sophia Salak, Oklahoma City; Sydney Arnold, Martin Methodist (Tenn.); Katie Grose, Ave Maria (Fla.); Betsy Cook, Madonna (Mich.)
2019-20 Women's Volleyball Composite Award Winners (Attacker, Defender, Setter)
Week 1 (September 11): Marci Miller, Indiana Wesleyan, Megan Hawley, Marian (Ind.), Tara Callahan, Concordia (Neb.)