Hometown: Vandalia, Ohio
Kauth was HL Offensive POW after averaging 4.22 kills per set and hitting .400 as CSU went 2-0 for the week. She had 17 kills in the four-set win over Green Bay and had 21 kills and 19 digs in CSU's comeback five-set win at Milwaukee.
Hometown: Newport, Ky.
Lankheit had the most blocks of any player in the NCAA this season when she had 16 in NKU's five-set win at Valpo. The 16 blocks tie for the fourth-most in HL history and the 15 block assists are the second-most all-time in League history. She added 11 kills versus Valpo for her first career double-double. For the week, Lankheit had 22 blocks, an average of 2.44 per set.
Hometown: Cary, Ill.
Lincicum went 1-0-1 this week, recording her fifth and sixth shutouts of the season in contests against Valparaiso and Northern Kentucky. The shutouts enabled the junior to extend her scoreless streak to 525:10. She made a total of six saves in the 0-0 draw against Northern Kentucky, helping Milwaukee clinch the Horizon League title - the 15th time in the last 16 years the Panthers have earned at least a share. This marks her fourth recognition this season as Defensive Player of the Week.
Hometown: Beavercreek, Ohio
Sedlock scored the game-winning goal in Wright State’s 1-0 victory over Cleveland State on Wednesday. The senior scored two of the four goals against Green Bay Saturday, lifting the Raiders to a 4-1 victory. With three goals on the week, Sedlock helped put WSU in position for a tournament bid. The biological science major with a 3.54 GPA leads the Raiders with six goals on the year.
Hometown: Niles, Ill.
Thomas Villamil helped the Flames to their sixth shutout of the season and to remain unbeaten in League play this past Saturday against Oakland. The senior aided in shutting down once of the conference’s leading scoring offenses while holding the Golden Grizzlies to just four shots and no shots on-goal during the contest. The match marked the fifth time opponents have had five or fewer shots against the Flames this season.
Hometown: Louisville, Ky.
Kobie Qualah scored the Golden Goal 30 seconds into overtime in Northern Kentucky’s 2-1 win over Eastern Illinois. The sophomore followed-up that performance with two goals scored against Green Bay, included a second Golden Goal for the week 14 seconds into overtime to give the Norse a 2-1 victory. Qualah notched six points on three goals while tallying seven shots and five shots on-goal for the week.
Hometown: Fairview, Pa.
Roberts swept both the 1-meter and 3-meter events in Cleveland State's victory over Gannon. Roberts posted a 315.90 on the 3-meter and a score of 290.25 on the 1-meter.
Hometown: Kiel, Wis.
Halverson took first in all four events in which he swam at the All Wisconsin Showcase, the only male swimmer to do so. The senior took both the 200 and 500 freestyle in addition to the 200 and 400 individual medleys.
For the second straight week, Bentley earned Athlete of the Week honors. At the All Wisconsin Showcase, Bentley won four individual events (200 IM, 100 and 200 back, 100 fly) and a relay (200 medley), making her the lone swimmer to be part of five victories.
Hometown: Racine, Wis.
For the second straight week, Margis captured athlete of the week accolades. At the All Wisconsin Invitational, Margis swept the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events, hitting the NCAA zone mark on the 1-meter for the second straight week.
Horizon League Athletes of the Week (Oct. 19)