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2019 Volleyball Players of the Week

September 16, 2019

(Offensive) Kamryn Flesner, MacMurray College

Flesner grabs her second Player of the Week award after averaging 3.76 kills and 4.6 points per set over six matches for the Highlanders last week. Flesner reached double-digit kills in five of the six matches, hitting .232 on the week. Twice she reached at least 20 kills in a match with a high of 25 against Concordia-Chicago. Flesner added 70 digs on the week with a high of 21 against Anderson, averaging 2.80 per set on the week. She also recorded a school-record 8 aces against Knox.


(Defensive) Kristen Farrah, Webster University

Kristen Farrah secures her second weekly honor this season after averaging an outstanding 10.46 digs per set over four matches last week for the Gorloks. Farrah, a junior from St. Charles, Mo., recorded at least 23 digs in all four matches including a high of 55 in a four-set win over Wartburg. That mark is the highest in Division III this season and a school record for a four-set match.

September 9, 2019    
  (Offensive) Abby Freeman, Greenville University
Abby Freeman picks up her first SLIAC Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week award this season. Freeman, a junior, averaged 5.73 kills per set while hitting .348 over three matches. She had a high of 29 kills on the week and totaled 63 kills overall. She also added 10 digs and four service aces last week while averaging 6.5 points per set.
  (Defensive) Jenna Murphy, Iowa Wesleyan University
Jenna Murphy, a junior from Pella, Iowa, is this week's SLIAC Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week. Murphy helped the Tigers to three wins last week, leading the defense with 6.21 digs per set. Murphy reached double-digit digs in all five matches she played including a high of 40 digs against Knox. She also added 22 service aces on the week.
September 3, 2019
  (Offensive) Kamryn Flesner - MacMurray College
Flesner, a sophomore outside hitter, helped the Highlanders to a pair of wins in the 2019 opening weekend. Flesner, last year's SLIAC Newcomer of the Year, finished with double-digit kills in all four matches on the weekend; averaging 3.50 kills per set. She tallied a high of 14 kills in a win over Rockford, hitting .419 in the match. On the week she hit .240 and added six digs and five total blocks.
  (Defensive) Kristen Farrah - Webster University
Farrah wasted no time in getting into form, averaging 6.42 digs per set in the opening weekend of the 2019 season. The reigning SLIAC Defensive Player of the Year recorded 77 digs over three matches with a high of 30 against Hendrix. Farrah also added 10 assists on the week and reached at least 22 digs in all three matches for the Gorloks.