Butler. Marquette Earn Volleyball Accolades

Erica Stahl of Butler is the BIG EAST Player of the Week.

Erica Stahl of Butler is the BIG EAST Player of the Week.

Oct. 28, 2013

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BIG EAST Player of the Week

Erica Stahl, Butler, MB, Jr.
Stahl helped the Bulldogs record a pair of BIG EAST road victories by posting her first two double-doubles of the season. In a 3-1 win over Seton Hall, she registered 12 kills and a season-high 11 blocks. Stahl hit .375 for the match and added four digs. She followed that with 11 blocks and 10 kills in a 3-2 victory at St. John's. For the two games, she hit at a .381 clip and provided the Bulldogs with 35.5 points.

BIG EAST Rookie of the Week

Autumn Bailey, Marquette, OH, Fr.
Bailey was a key contributor in the Golden Eagles' 3-0 record for the week against BIG EAST opponents. She led the team with 4.78 kills and 4.11 digs per set in wins over Creighton, Villanova and Georgetown. Bailey posted double-doubles in all three matches. She had 13 kills and 11 digs in a 3-0 victory over Creighton, which allowed Marquette to move into first place ahead of the Bluejays.

BIG EAST Honor Roll

Leah McNary, Creighton, OH, Jr.
Hit .383 while averaging 3.43 kills per set in a 1-1 week. Hit a season-high .448 in a four-set win against DePaul.

Elizabeth Koberstein, Marquette, S, Sr.
Helped Marquette hit .319 as a team while beating Creighton, Villanova and Georgetown. Averaged 12.56 assists to increase her league-leading assist average to 11.70.

Lauren Carpenter, Villanova, OH, So.
In a 1-1 week, had 15 kills in a loss to Marquette and 13 in a win over DePaul. Has hit double figures in kills for 16 straight matches.

Aubree Smith, Xavier, S, Jr.
Helped the Musketeers to a 3-0 week, including wins at St. John's and Seton Hall. Against Seton Hall, registered career highs in assists (63) and digs (23).

Abbey Bessler, Xavier, OH, Fr.
Led the offense in a 3-0 week with three double-doubles. Leads the team and is tied for second in the BIG EAST with 16 double-doubles.