Minnesota’s Hart and Seliger-Swenson, Nebraska’s Stivrins, and Penn State’s Gray and White earn weekly honors

Co-Players of the Week

Alexis Hart, Minnesota

OH – Jr. – Kansas City, Mo. – Truman

Averaged .467 in No. 6 Minnesota’s sweeps against No. 5 Wisconsin and Indiana over the weekend

Hit a career-best .609 with 14 kills in 23 attempts and zero errors

Added 10 kills in 22 swings and hit .318 against the Hoosiers

Garners her second career Player of the Week decoration

Last Minnesota Player of the Week: Stephanie Samedy (Sept. 24, 2018)

Lauren Stivrins, Nebraska

MB – So. – Scottsdale, Ariz. – Chaparral

Became the third Husker in school history to post a perfect hitting percentage with at least 10 kills when she went 10-for-10 in a sweep at Northwestern

Followed with eight kills, four blocks and three service aces in a 3-1 win at No. 7 Illinois

Averaged 2.57 kills per set on a .536 hitting clip for the weekend

Earns her first career Player of the Week honor

Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Mikaela Foecke (Sept. 24, 2018)

Defensive Player of the Week

Kendall White, Penn State

L – Jr. – Zionsville, Ind. – Cathedral

Led the No. 9 Nittany Lions defensively over the weekend, helping hold No. 17 Michigan and Michigan State to a combined .120 hitting percentage

Against the Spartans, scooped up 11 digs, dished out four assists and an ace, was also perfect in serve receive and held Michigan State to a .082 hitting percentage

Tallied 15 digs for 5.0 digs per set against the Wolverines and added one assist while holding Michigan to a .150 hitting clip

Collects her fourth career Defensive Player of the Week accolade

Last Penn State Defensive Player of the Week: Tori Gorrell (Nov. 27, 2018)

Setter of the Week

Samantha Seliger-Swenson, Minnesota

S – Sr. – Minnetonka, Minn. – Hopkins

Led No. 6 Minnesota to sweeps of No. 5 Wisconsin and Indiana averaging 12.5 assists per set and helped the Gophers to a .371 hitting clip on the weekend

Against the Badgers, tallied 39 assists and facilitated the Gophers to hit .386 in the sweep, also added two aces and eight digs

Directed Minnesota to a .356 efficiency as she had four hitters earn double-digit kills, had a team-best 13 digs, surpassing the 1,000-career dig mark

Grabs her 13th career Setter of the Week award

Last Minnesota Setter of the Week: Samantha Seliger-Swenson (Sept. 24, 2018)

Freshman of the Week

Serena Gray, Penn State

MB – Temple City, Calif. – Temple City

Averaged 2.33 kills per set on a .545 hitting percentage while averaging 2.00 blocks per set this weekend against No. 17 Michigan and Michigan State

Also added three digs and finished with 20.0 points on the weekend while leading the team with six blocks in both matches

Against Michigan State, Gray was second in kills with nine, hitting .571 and added three digs

Accepts her first career Freshman of the Week honor

Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Jonni Parker (Sept. 17, 2018)