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Wisconsin, Purdue, Indiana and Nebraska Earn Weekly Volleyball Honors

Wisconsin, Purdue, Indiana and Nebraska Earn Weekly Volleyball Honors

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference has announced this week’s Volleyball Weekly Awards for the week of October 24-30. 
Player of the Week 
Sarah Franklin, Wisconsin
Sr. – Outside Hitter – Lake Worth, Fla. – Lake Worth Christian – Major: Communication Arts

  • Tallied 38 kills (6.33/set) in a pair of wins over Michigan State and Minnesota
  • Hit .474 for the week (38-76), and added nine digs, five blocks and three service aces
  • Piled up 21 kills in a straight-set win over rival Minnesota broadcast nationally on FOX
  • Last Wisconsin Player of the Week: Sarah Franklin (10/16/23)

Defensive Player of the Week 
Raven Colvin, Purdue
Jr. – Middle Blocker – Indianapolis, Ind. – Heritage Christian – Major: Accounting

  • Posted a Big Ten-leading 2.00 blocks/set in matchups with Minnesota and Illinois, registering 14 total blocks in the contests
  • Tied a season-high with 13 kills on Saturday against the Illini
  • Now ranks seventh in the nation with a Big Ten best 122 blocks this season
  • Last Purdue Defensive Player of the Week: Raven Colvin (10/23/23) 

Setter of the Week 
Camryn Haworth, Indiana
Jr. – Setter – Fishers, Ind. – Fishers – Major: Human Biology

  • Registered back-to-back triple-doubles in road matchups at Illinois and Northwestern, the first Hoosier in history to do so
  • Totaled 100 assists, 23 kills and 20 digs in the pair of five-set matches
  • Tallied five service aces on Sunday at Northwestern
  • Last Indiana Setter of the Week: Camryn Haworth (10/16/23)

Freshman of the Week 
Bergen Reilly, Nebraska
Fr. – Setter – Sioux Falls, S.D. – O’Gorman – Major: Business and Law

  • Averaged 11.33 assists/set and 2.00 digs/set in home sweeps of Maryland and Rutgers
  • Posted her seventh double-double of the year against Maryland with 34 assists and ten digs, along with three kills and two blocks
  • Set the Cornhuskers to a .349 hitting percentage against the Terrapins, and .384 against the Scarlet Knights
  • Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Harper Murray (10/2/23)

2023 Big Ten Volleyball Players of the Week  
Aug. 28
P: Emily Londot – Ohio State
D: Kylie Murr – Minnesota
S: Mia Tuman – Ohio State
F: Harper Murray – Nebraska 
Sept. 5
P: Jess Mruzik – Penn State
D: Nalani Iosia – Michigan State
S: Sydney Dowler – Maryland
F: Chloe Chicoine -…

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