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Northern Kentucky

Mel Stewart

Hometown: West Chester, Ohio

MediumStewart averaged five digs per set last week for NKU. She posted performances of 20+ digs in all three matches for the Norse and now has gone five straight matches recording at least 20 digs. She ranked second in HL play with an average of 5.25 digs per set.

Northern Kentucky

Haley Libs

Hometown: Clarksville, Ind.

MediumLibs averaged almost five kills per set in three matches for the Norse last week. She finished the week with 63 kills and a .393 attack percentage. She had 18 kills in a three-set sweep of Wright State, hitting .581 against the Raiders. She added 22 kills vs. Milwaukee and 23 kills versus Green Bay.

Northern Kentucky

Jessica Frey

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio

MediumFrey scored Northern Kentucky’s first goal and assisted on the game-winning goal in its regular-season finale against Green Bay. The pre-nursing major with a 3.96 GPA finished with a game-high five shots and three on goal. With 20 points this season, Frey tied NKU’s single-season point record in the Division 1 era. This is Frey’s second Offensive Player of the Week recognition this season.

Wright State

Halle Pyle

Hometown: Centerville, Ohio

MediumPyle recorded her fourth shutout of the season in Wright State’s 2-0 victory at Detroit, clinching a home tournament match for the Raiders. The senior had four saves as Detroit took 14 shots in the match. A community health major with a 3.22 GPA, this is Pyle’s second recognition this season as Defensive Player of the Week.

Detroit Mercy

Nathan Steinwascher

Hometown: Sterling Heights, Mich.

MediumOn Senior Day, Steinwascher recorded his fourth shutout of the season facing Milwaukee while notching six saves. While remaining the League-leader in saves, he added six more and faced 20 overall in the match.


Jorge Alvarez

Hometown: Oswego, Ill.

MediumJorge Alvarez had a stellar week for the Flames as he notched two goals, two assists to total six points en route to UIC's regular season conference title. The senior assisted on the game-winner versus Valparaiso while scoring the game winning goal to clinch the regular season title against Belmont. Alvarez tallied a career-high five points at Belmont, the most for a UIC student-athlete since 2013.

Youngstown State

McKenzie Stelter

Hometown: Wampum, Pa.

MediumDominated the 1-meter and 3-meter boards in YSU's win at Niagara. Stelter's score of 271.50 on the 1M beat the competition by 23.32 points, while her 272.33 on the 3M was 44.4 points better than the runner-up.

Wright State

Samantha Miller

Hometown: Fremont, Ohio

MediumCaptured three individual wins over the weekend for Wright State, sweeping the 100 free and sprinting to the win in the 50 free. Miller was part of the 200 medley relay that set a pool record (1:46.75).

Wright State

Mitch Stover

Hometown: Versailles, Ohio

MediumTook 6 individual wins across two duals, sweeping the 100 and 200 back in addition to wins in the 200 and 400 IMs. Stuver also helped WSU to victories in the 200 medley and 400 medley as the team went 2-0.

Green Bay

Michael Klemm

Hometown: Rockford, Ill.

MediumSwept the 1-meter and 3-meter competitions versus Wright State, marking his third and fourth straight wins of the season. With scores of 304.20 on the 1M and 321.15 on the 3M, Klemm surpassed the NCAA zone cut for the second straight weekend.

Horizon League Athletes of the Week (Oct. 26)

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