Northwestern College Libero Alexis Bart is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Volleyball Defensive Player-of-the-Week. Bart, a senior from Sheldon helped the Red Raiders to a 4-1 record on the week totaling 121 digs over five matches on the week. Bart averaged 5.5 digs per game for Northwestern and had a service reception of 94.0 percent. She also totaled five ace serves and was named to the Saints Invitational All-Tournament Team. Northwestern is 14-2 on the season.
Bart’s team mate, right side hitter Karlie Schut from West Des Moines is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Volleyball Player-of-the-Week. Schut, a junior, reached double digits in kills in four out of five matches on the week, including 14 kills in three matches. She also tied for the team lead with 12 aces and had 11 blocks.
Dordt College setter Kayla Bartman is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Volleyball Setter-of-the-Week. Bartman, a senior Sioux Center guided the Defenders to a pair of victories. In a 3-2 win over number 10 Grand View she dished out 39 assists, had 9 digs and 6 kills. She had another well rounded game against Briar Cliff, who was in the receiving vote’s category in the latest national poll. Barman finishing with 47 assists, 7 digs, 5 kills and 4 blocks as Dordt picked the 3-2 victory. The Defenders are now 7-5 overall on the season.