Maryland, Nebraska and Wisconsin Earn Weekly Volleyball Awards

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Maryland’s Rivas, Nebraska’s Foecke and Hames and Wisconsin’s Hilley earn weekly honors

Player of the Week

Mikaela Foecke, Nebraska

OH – Sr. – West Point, Iowa – Holy Trinity Catholic

Averaged 5.00 kills per set on a .413 hitting clip in wins at Iowa and No. 15 Michigan

Also contributed 16 digs, 10 blocks and two service aces

Became the eighth Husker all-time to reach 1,500 career kills

Earns her third career Player of the Week award

Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Lauren Stivrins (Oct. 1, 2018)

Defensive Player of the Week

Allegra Rivas, Maryland

L – Fr. – Aledo, Texas – Aledo

Averaged 5.33 digs per set in Maryland’s two wins at No. 15 Michigan and Ohio State

Against the Wolverines, totaled 24 digs, to average eight per set, the most by a freshman in a three set Big Ten match since Illinois’ Brandi Donnelly had 25 against Minnesota on October 1, 2014

Helped hold Michigan to a .066 hitting percentage and her 24 digs are the most ever by a Maryland player in a three-set match

Collects her third career Defensive Player of the Week accolade

Last Maryland Defensive Player of the Week: Allegra Rivas (Oct. 22, 2018)

Setter of the Week

Sydney Hilley, Wisconsin

S – So. – Brooklyn Park, Minn. – Champlin Park

Led the No. 8 Badgers to victories against No. 12 Purdue and Indiana averaging 12.38 assists and 2.88 digs per set

Recorded a career-high 59 assists and 10 digs versus the Boilermakers

Marked her second double-double of the weekend with 40 assists and 13 digs against the Hoosiers

Helped the Badgers hit .265 and added 4 blocks and one ace on the weekend

Receives her fourth career Setter of the Week award

Last Wisconsin Setter of the Week: Sydney Hilley (Sept. 4, 2018)

Freshman of the Week

Nicklin Hames, Nebraska

S – Knoxville, Tenn. – Webb School

Led the Huskers to a .333 hitting percentage in a win at Iowa with 30 assists and 17 digs

Posted 52 assists and 18 digs in a 3-1 win at No. 15 Michigan

Averaged 11.71 assists and 5.00 digs per set while earning her 12th consecutive double-double of the season

Wins her second career Freshman of the Week decoration

Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Nicklin Hames (Sept. 24, 2018)

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