Players of the Week (11/6/19)

The following players have earned POW honors for week ten of the season. Links are attached to the conference name when available. I will also include the AVCA Player of the Week, which is awarded to one player nationally each week. (I will do this award regardless of whether it’s awarded to a West Region player or not.)

ACAA

None this week

ASC

East Division – Offensive:  Allison Owen, MB/OH, So., UT Dallas (2 Time Winner)
East Division – Defensive:  Jillian Via, OH, Sr., UT Dallas (4 Time Winner)
West Division – Offensive:  Justice McGowan, RS, Sr., McMurry (3 Time Winner)
West Division – Defensive: Kyndall Ellis, L, So., Concordia Texas

NW Conference

Offensive:  Emiko Kahler, OH, Sr., Whitworth (4 Time Winner)
Defensive:  Halle Hetzler, L, Fr., Pacific Lutheran (3 Time Winner)

SCAC

Offensive:  Annie Rose Leggett, OH, Jr. Trinity (2 Time Winner)
Defensive: Lexi Morris, L, Fr., Texas Lutheran (3 Time Winner)

SCIAC

Offensive:  Samantha Landrum, RS, So., Cal Lutheran
Specialist:  Cat Helgeson, L, Fr., Chapman (2 Time Winner)

AVCA Player of the Week

Arianna Barrett, OH, So., UW-Eau Claire

Past 2019 Winners

ACAA

Week 1

Offensive:  Claire Okerlund, OH, Jr., UC Santa Cruz
Defensive: Cassie Nickel, DS, Sr., UC Santa Cruz

Week 2

Offensive:  Paola Beniquez, OH, Jr., Pratt
Defensive: Holly Teisher, MB, So., UC Santa Cruz

Week 3

Offensive:   Claire Okerlund, OH, Jr., UC Santa Cruz (2 Time Winner)
Defensive:  Deanna Colondona, L, Fr., Pratt

Week 4

Offensive:   Maiya Sears, OH, So., UC Santa Cruz
Defensive: Cassie Nickel, DS, Sr., UC Santa Cruz

Week 5

Offensive:   Paola Beniquez, OH, Jr., Pratt (2 Time Winner)
Defensive:  Braedyn Hurd, L, Fr., Finlandia

Week 6

Offensive:   Badesim Kubak, RS, Sr., Pratt
Defensive:  Harlie Caster, L, Sr., Finlandia

Week 7

Offensive:  Claire Okerlund, OH, Jr., UC Santa Cruz (3 Time Winner)
Defensive:  Deanna Colondona, L, Fr., Pratt (2 Time Winner)

Week 8

Offensive:  Adrianna Nester, OH, Sr., Mount Mary
Defensive: Claire Okerlund, OH, Jr., UC Santa Cruz (4 Time Winner)

Week 9

Offensive:  Braedyn Hurd, OH, Fr., Finlandia
Defensive: Harlie Caster, L, Sr., Finlandia

ASC

Week 1

East Division – Offensive:  Jillian Via, OH, Sr., UT Dallas
East Division – Defensive:  Julia De Los Santos, L, So., East Texas Baptist
West Division – Offensive:  Justice McGowan, RS, Sr., McMurry
West Division – Defensive:  Hannah Zly, L, Sr., Sul Ross State

Week 2

East Division – Offensive:  Allison Owen, MB/OH, So., UT Dallas
East Division – Defensive:  Lauren Schilling, MB, Sr., UT Dallas
Co-West Division – Offensive:  Annika Canaba, MB, So., Sul Ross State
Co-West Division – Offensive:  Sarah Paolini, MB, Sr., Mary Hardin-Baylor
West Division – Defensive: Hannah Zly, L, Sr., Sul Ross State (2 Time Winner)

Week 3

East Division – Offensive:  Caroline Shecterle, S, Sr., UT Dallas
East Division – Defensive:  Jillian Via, OH, Sr., UT Dallas (2 Time Winner)
West Division – Offensive:  Cory Jo Martin, S, Sr., Mary Hardin-Baylor
West Division – Defensive:  Jenna Gillean, OH, Sr., Mary Hardin-Baylor

Week 4

East Division – Offensive:  Catherine Croft, OH, Fr., UT Dallas
East Division – Defensive:  Sydney McEachern, L, Jr., Belhaven
West Division – Offensive:  Marjani Myles, MB, Jr., Concordia Texas
West Division – Defensive: Adrien Valdez, L, Jr., Mary Hardin-Baylor

Week 5

East Division – Offensive:  Caroline Shecterle, S, Sr., UT Dallas (2 Time Winner)
East Division – Defensive:  Cam Taylor, L, Jr., LeTourneau
Co-West Division – Offensive:  Kayla Janikula, MB, So., Mary Hardin-Baylor
Co-West Division – Offensive:  Tristyn Massey, OH, Sr., Concordia Texas
West Division – Defensive:  Sarah Ghormley, OH, Fr., Concordia Texas

Week 6

East Division – Offensive:  Natalie Davenport, S, Fr., LeTourneau
East Division – Defensive:  Cam Taylor, L, Jr., LeTourneau (2 Time Winner)
West Division – Offensive:  Justice McGowan, RS, Sr., McMurry (2 Time Winner)
West Division – Defensive: Jenna Gillean, OH, Sr., Mary Hardin-Baylor (2 Time Winner)

Week 7

East Division – Offensive:  Caroline Shecterle, S, Sr., UT Dallas (3 Time Winner)
East Division – Defensive:  Jillian Via, OH, Sr., UT Dallas (3 Time Winner)
Co-West Division – Offensive:  Miranda Klein, S/RS, Sr., Mary Hardin-Baylor
Co-West Division – Offensive:  Marjani Myles, MB, Jr., Concordia Texas (2 Time Winner)
West Division – Defensive:  Tristyn Massey, OH, Sr., Concordia Texas (2 Time Winner)

Week 8

East Division – Offensive:  Caroline Shecterle, S, Sr., UT Dallas (4 Time Winner)
East Division – Defensive:  Alyssa Porter, MB, Sr., UT Dallas
West Division – Offensive:  Annika Canaba, MB, So., Sul Ross State (2 Time Winner)
West Division – Defensive: Jenna Gillean, OH, Sr., Mary Hardin-Baylor (3 Time Winner)

Week 9

East Division – Offensive:  Caroline Shecterle, S, Sr., UT Dallas (5 Time Winner)
East Division – Defensive:  Sydney McEachern, L, Jr., Belhaven
West Division – Offensive:  Kayla Janikula, MB, So., Mary Hardin-Baylor (2 Time Winner)
West Division – Defensive: Marjani Myles, MB, Jr., Concordia Texas (3 Time Winner)

NW Conference

Week 1

Offensive:  Danielle Skibiel, MB, Sr., Pacific Lutheran
Defensive:  Kiana Vandaele, L, Jr., Whitworth

Week 2

Offensive:  Danielle Skibiel, MB, Sr., Pacific Lutheran (2 Time Winner)
Defensive:  Halle Hetzler, L, Fr., Pacific Lutheran

Week 3

Offensive:  Kendall Malone, OH, So., Lewis & Clark
Defensive:  Sophia Lawrence, L, Jr., George Fox

Week 4

Offensive:  Emiko Kahler, OH, Sr., Whitworth
Defensive:  Haley Waltz, L, So., Pacific

Week 5

Offensive:  Emiko Kahler, OH, Sr., Whitworth (2 Time Winner)
Defensive:  Halle Hetzler, L, Fr., Pacific Lutheran (2 Time Winner)

Week 6

Offensive:  Jordan Zweifel, OH, Jr., Pacific
Defensive:  Elika Unti, MB, So., Pacific

Week 7

Offensive:  Jordan Zweifel, OH, Jr., Pacific (2 Time Winner)
Defensive:  Haley Waltz, L, So., Pacific (2 Time Winner)

Week 8

Offensive:  Emiko Kahler, OH, Sr., Whitworth (3 Time Winner)
Defensive:  Madison Douglas, MB, Sr., Whitworth

Week 9

Offensive:  Tallie Davison, OH, Fr., Puget Sound
Defensive: Bailey LeBreton, MB, Fr., George Fox

SCAC

Week 1

Offensive:  Avery Tuggle, OH, Jr., Trinity
Defensive:  Lexi Morris, L, Fr., Texas Lutheran

Week 2

Offensive:  Isabella Vasquez, OH, So., Colorado College
Defensive: Mari Prazak, L, So., Austin College

Week 3

Offensive:  Jaci Chambers, S, Sr., Texas Lutheran
Defensive:  Emily Ellis, MB, So., Trinity

Week 4

Offensive: Avery Tuggle, OH, Jr., Trinity (2 Time Winner)
Defensive:  Ali Grona, L, So., Southwestern

Week 5

Offensive: Katrina Lieberman, S, Sr., Trinity
Defensive: Lexi Morris, L, Fr., Texas Lutheran (2 Time Winner)

Week 6

Offensive: Emma Hewlin, MB, Jr., Colorado College
Defensive: Georgia Mullins, OH, So., Colorado College

Week 7

Co-Offensive:  Lizzy Counts, S, Sr., Colorado College
Co-Offensive:  Emily Ellis, MB, So., Trinity
Defensive:  Kelsi Menn, MB, Sr., Texas Lutheran

Week 8

Offensive:  Lauren Crabtree, S/RS, So., Southwestern
Defensive:  Kaylyn Latin, L, Jr., St. Thomas (TX)

Week 9

Offensive:  Avery Tuggle, OH, Jr., Trinity (3 Time Winner)
Defensive:  Annie Rose Leggett, OH, Jr. Trinity

SCIAC

Week 1

Offensive:  Vicky-Marie Addo-Ashong, MB, Sr., Pomona-Pitzer
Specialist:  Sarah Tritschler, L, Sr., CMS

Week 2

Offensive:  Sophie Srivastava, S/RS, So., Chapman
Specialist:  Carly Rose Howard, L, Sr., California Lutheran

Week 3

Offensive:  Amanda Walker, RS, Sr., Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Specialist:  Ally Busch, L, Jr., Redlands

Week 4

Offensive:  Katelyn Popoff, OH/RS, So, Whittier
Specialist: Carly Rose Howard, L, Sr., California Lutheran (2 Time Winner)

Week 5

Offensive:  Melanie Moore, MB, Jr., Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Specialist: Madison Maynes, S, Sr., La Verne

Week 6

Offensive:  Jessi Lumsden, OH, So., Chapman
Specialist: Sophie Srivastava, S/RS, So., Chapman (2 Time Winner)

Week 7

Offensive:  Phoebe Madsen, S/RS, Sr., Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Specialist:  Cat Helgeson, L, Fr., Chapman

Week 8

Offensive:  Amanda Walker, RS, Sr., Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Specialist:  Krystyna Maruszko, S, Jr., Caltech

Week 9

Offensive:  Mavis Lui, OH, Jr., Chapman
Specialist:  Carly Rose Howard, L, Sr., California Lutheran (3 Time Winner)

AVCA Player of the Week

Week 1

Sarah DeVries, S/MB, Sr., Calvin College

Week 2

Sophie Srivastava, S/RS, So., Chapman

(So great to see a West Region player get this honor! Sophie had two triple-doubles on the weekend and this is the first AVCA Player of the Week for a Chapman player ever. I highly recommend checking out her stats via the link from the honor.)

Week 3

Emily Ellis, MB, So., Trinity

(Whoa!!!! Second week in a row for the West Region! Got to see Emily play in person this weekend and she was impressive!)

Week 4

Rebecca Erwin, OH/MB, Sr., Birmingham-Southern

Week 5

Sydney Portale, RS, Jr., Susquehanna

Week 6

Jordan Zweifel, OH, Jr., Pacific 

(Hey! Our third winner from the West Region already this season! Congratulations to Jordan! What is amazing is that we had a number of worthy candidates just from the West this week!)

Week 7

Lexi Wall, S, Jr., St. Olaf 

Week 8

Emma Griffith, S, Jr., Chicago

Week 9

McKenna Otto, MB, So., Hope

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