INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – Butler seniors Jessica Wolfe and Katie Daprileare the Horizon League Volleyball Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, for Nov. 8-13.
Wolfe, an outside hitter from Plainfield, Ind., picks up her third season accolade after recording 33 kills (4.71 kills per set), helping the Bulldogs go 2-0 last week. She had 12 kills in a sweep of Youngstown State on Friday and added 21 kills and 20 digs in a 3-1 victory over Wright State on Saturday. Wolfe tallied a total 28 digs (4.00 dps), seven blocks, and three assists averaging 5.29 points per set on the weekend.
Daprile, a libero from Bargersville, Ind., became the Horizon League’s all-time leader in digs last week with 1,943. She tallied 37 digs (5.29 dps) against Youngstown State on Friday and added 26 more (6.50 dps) over Cleveland State on Saturday. Daprile also contributed six assists to Butler’s 2-0 weekend.
Butler clinched the No. 2 seed and earned a bye into the semifinal round of the Horizon League tournament, Nov. 19-21 in Milwaukee. The Bulldogs will play in the second match on Saturday at 3:30 local time against the highest remaining seed out of the quarterfinals. All matches can be seen live on the Horizon League Network.
Offensive Players of the Week
Aug. 30 Jessica Wolfe, Butler
Sept. 6 Kara Koch, Cleveland State
Sept. 13 Janise Dismuke, UIC
Sept. 20 Jenny Pokorny, Valparaiso
Sept. 27 Jena Berg, Milwaukee
Oct. 4 Mallory Curran, Loyola
Oct. 11 Jessica Wolfe, Butler
Oct. 18 Jenny Pokorny, Valparaiso
Oct. 25 Kerri Schuh, Milwaukee
Nov. 1 Kerri Schuh, Milwaukee
Nov. 8 Whitney Schott, Green Bay
Nov. 15 Jessica Wolfe, Butler
Defensive Players of the Week
Aug. 30 Taylor Root, Valparaiso
Sept. 6 Taylor Root, Valparaiso
Sept. 13 Cat Languido, Loyola
Sept. 20 Maggie Harbison, Butler
Sept. 27 Maureen Bamiro, Butler
Oct. 4 Morgan Potter, Milwaukee
Oct. 11 Brittany Groth, Green Bay
Oct. 18 Morgan Potter, Milwaukee
Oct. 25 Taylor Root, Valparaiso
Nov. 1 Carmen Leitermann, Green Bay
Nov. 8 Morgan Potter, Milwaukee
Nov. 15 Katie Daprile, Butler