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ORU's Milos Lands Fifth Summit League Weekly Award of 2016

ORU's Milos Lands Fifth Summit League Weekly Award of 2016

ELMHURST, Ill. – ORU's outside hitter Laura Milos was named Summit League Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week and USD's defensive specialist Lauren Mattison garnered the league's Defensive Player of the Week awards for their performances, Nov. 7-13. The awards mark the final weekly honors of the season.


Jr. // OH // Porec, Croatia

  • Collected her 11th career Offensive Player of the Week award and fifth this season
  • Had a double-double (33 kills and 14 digs) in the 3-0 sweep against IUPUI
  • Had 21 kills in the 3-0 win over Fort Wayne
  • For the week, averaged 9.00 kills per set with a .345 hitting percentage with six service aces

Also nominated: Ruth Okoye, Denver; Natalie Seiler, Fort Wayne; Gabby Fisher, IUPUI; Sydney O'Shaughnessy, Omaha; Emily Minnick, North Dakota State; Audrey Reeg, South Dakota; Ashley Beaner, South Dakota State


Previous honorees: Aug. 29 – Brittany Jessen, South Dakota; Sept. 6 – Laura Milos, ORU; Sept. 12 – Brittany Jessen, USD; Sept. 19 – Laura Milos, ORU; Sept. 26 – Brianna Rasmusson, NDSU; Oct. 3 – Audrey Reeg, USD; Oct. 10 – Kayla Principato, DU/Shelby Cox, ORU; Oct. 17 – Laura Milos, ORU; Oct. 24 – Alexis Mapes, IUPUI; Oct. 31 – Audrey Reeg, USD/Ashley Beaner, SDSU; Nov. 7 – Laura Milos, ORU


So. // DS // Eden Prarie, Minn.

  • Collected her first career Defensive Player of the Week honor
  • Totaled a career-high 27 digs in the 3-2 win over Denver to earn a share of the conference title
  • Had a match-high 17 digs in 3-0 win over SDSU
  • Averaged 5.50 digs per set for the week


Also nominated: Cassidy Rooke, Denver; Olivia Hahn, Fort Wayne; Logan Walling, IUPUI; Ashley Smith, Omaha; Laura Milos, Oral Roberts; Mikaela Purnell, North Dakota State; Ellie Benson, South Dakota State


Previous honorees: Aug. 29 – Olivia Hahn, FW; Spt. 6 – Ruth Okoye, DU; Sept. 12 – Olivia Hahn, FW/Jessica Helms, IUPUI; Sept. 19 – Ellie Benson, SDSU/Lindsey Brown, SD; Sept. 26 – Olivia Hahn, FW; Oct. 3 – Natalie Seiler,FW/Kaili Simmons WIU; Oct. 10 – Brittany Jessen, USD; Oct. 17 – Abby Boatman, IUPUI/Mikaela Purnell, NDSU; Oct. 24 – Abby Boatman, IUPUI; Oct. 31 – Mikaela Purnell, NDSU; Nov. 7 – Mikaela Purnell, NDSU


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