Indiana, Maryland, Nebraska and Penn State win Big Ten Weekly Volleyball Awards

player of the week

Madi Kubik, Nebraska

Sr. – OH – West Des Moines, Iowa – Valley – Graduate Program: Applied Science
• Registered 5.33 points, 5.17 kills and 3.33 digs per set with a .347 batting average last week to beat No. 6 Nebraska against No. 19 Iowa and Purdue
• Posted a season high with 17 kills and 11 digs while hitting a .311 mark in Sunday’s win over Purdue
• Added 14 kills, nine digs and one .407 hit in the Nov. 18 win over Iowa
• Received five Academic All-Big Ten honors during her career (Fall 2020 and 2021 for indoor volleyball; Spring 2020, 2021, 2022 at-large in beach volleyball)
• Receives her fourth career Player of the Week nomination
• Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Madi Kubik (Oct. 18, 2021)



Co-Defensive Player of the Week

Paula Cerame, Indiana

Sr. – L – San Juan, Puerto Rico – St. Thomas Aquinas – Major: Public Relations
• Last week Indiana averaged 5.2 digs per set as Indiana won five straight sets against Northwestern and 5th State Ohio
• She recorded her first double-double of the season (career-best 29 digs and 12 assists) in Sunday’s historic win at Ohio State, the Hoosiers’ first-ever top-five win away from home.
• 23 away wins were added to the November 18 win against Northwestern
• Earned her first career Defensive Player of the Week
• Last Indiana Defensive Player of the Week: Leyla Blackwell (February 8, 2021)



Co-Defensive Player of the Week

Anastasia Russ, Maryland

RS Jr. – MB – Pittsburgh, Pa. – Hampton – Major: Pre-Med
• Achieved 4.06 points, 2.5 kills and 2.13 blocks per set in a 1-1 week for Maryland
• In the Terrapins’ four-set home win over No. 5 Ohio State on Nov. 18, she finished her season-high with 11 blocks (including seven solos).
• Contributed 13 kills and six blocks against Michigan the following night
• Earned her second career Defensive Player of the Week, both this season
• Last Maryland Defensive Player of the Week: Anastasia Russ (Oct. 17, 2022)



Setter of the week

Camryn Haworth, Indiana

So. – Fischer, Ind. – Fischer – Major: Human Biology
• Averaged 8.2 assists, 2.7 digs, 2.5 points, 1.8 kills and 1.1 blocks per set last week to help Indiana win over Northwestern and 5th State Ohio
• He had a triple-double (the second by a Big Ten player this season) in the November 18 win against Northwestern and had 37 assists, 11 digs and 10 kills, and seven blocks
• In Sunday’s win at OSU, he had a double-double with 45 assists, 16 digs, eight kills and four blocks and led the Hoosiers to their first top-five away win in program history
• Receives her first career pick as Setter of the Week
• Last Indiana Setter of the Week: N/A (Haworth is the first Indiana honoree in this category since the award was first presented in 2012)



newbie of the week

Alexa Markley, Pa

OH – Peachtree City, Georgia – McIntosh – Major: Undeclared
• Posted 2.67 points, 2.44 kills and 0.44 blocks per set last week as Penn State tied top 10 matchups with No. 9 Minnesota and No. 3 Wisconsin
• Had 11 kills in each match, added three blocks and hit .321 in win over ninth-ranked Golden Gophers on November 18th
• Receives her second career award for Freshman of the Week
• Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Alexa Markley (Nov. 14, 2022)



2022 Big Ten Player of the Week

29th August
P: Eva Hudson, Fr., PUR
D: Rainelle Jones, Grad., MD
S: Melani Schaffmeister, Jr., MINN
Q: Eva Hudson, PUR



5th September
P: Hanna Lesiak, RS Sr., NU
P: Emily Londot, Jr., OSU
Dir: Maddie Schermerhorn, Sr., PUR
S: Seleisa Elisaia, Grad., PSU
Q: Eva Hudson, PUR



12 Sept
P: Emily Londot, Jr., OSU
P: Kashauna Williams, Grad., PSU
D: Allie Holland, Jr., power supply
S: MacPodraza, Sr., OSU
Q: Gülce Güçtekin, WIS



19 Sep
P: Temi Thomas-Ailara, Sr., NU
D: Rainelle Jones, Grad., MD
S: Alexa Rousseau, Jr., NU
Q: Eva Hudson, PUR



26 Sept
P: Jacques Boney, Sun., ME
P: Eva Hudson, Fr., PUR
D: Ali Hornung, Sun., PUR
S: Grace Balensiefer, Grad., PUR
Q: Eva Hudson, PUR



3 Oct
P: Eva Hudson, Fr., PUR
D: Megan Miller, RS Sr., NU
D: Kylie Murr, Sr., OSU
S: Alexa Rousseau, Jr., NU
S: MacPodraza, Sr., OSU
Q: Eva Hudson, PUR



10 Oct
P: Taylor Landfair, RS-Sun., MINN
R: Gülce Güçtekin, Fr., WIS
D: Lexi Rodriguez, Sun., NEB
S: MacPodraza, Sr., OSU
Q: Gülce Güçtekin, WIS



17 Oct
P: Sarah Franklin, RS-Sun., OH, WIS
D: Anastasia Russ, RS-Jr., MD
S: Sydney Dowler, Jr., MD
Q: Bekka Allick, MB, NEB



24 Oct
P: Taylor Landfair, RS-Sun., MINN
P: Temi Thomas-Ailara, Sr., NU
D: Kylie Murr, Sr., OSU
S: Seleisa Elisaia, Grad., PSU
Q: Bekka Allick, MB, NEB



31 Oct
P: Temi Thomas-Ailara, Sr., NU
P: Sarah Franklin, RS-Sun., WIS
D: Megan Miller, RS Sr., NU
S: MacPodraza, Sr., OSU
F: Siena Noordermeer, S, NU



Nov 7
P: Taylor Landfair, RS-Sun., MINN
Dir: Maddie Schermerhorn, Sr., PUR
S: Seleisa Elisaia, Grad., PSU
Q: Eva Hudson, OH, PUR



Nov 14
P: Emily Londot, Jr., OSU
D: Kylie Murr, Sr., OSU
S: MacPodraza, Sr., OSU
Q: Alexa Markley, OH, power adapter



Nov 21
P: Madi Kubik, Sr., NEB
D: Paula Cerame, Sr., IND
D: Anastasia Russ, RS-Jr., MD
S: Camryn Haworth, Sun., IND
Q: Alexa Markley, OH, power adapter

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