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2005 VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
OCT 31-NOV 6

Offensive Player of the Week
Brittney Kubik, Walla Walla CC

WWCC was 6-0 for the Week
1 st Place at Linn-Benton Crossover
Brittney was MVP at the Crossover

Stats in 24 Games
95 kills * .401 Hitting % * 3.96 kills per game
10 aces
34 blocks * 1.42 blocks per game
“Brittney keys every thing else we do. She brings a quality game every time she steps on the court.”

Defensive Player of the Week:
Ashley Doolen, Edmonds CC

A sophomore at Edmonds Community College, Ashley earned the honor for her outstanding defensive performance during a league match against Shoreline and at the Edmonds Crossover Tournament. Ashley had 129 digs in 12 games and average of 8.6 per game. She also had 18 ace serves and serve-receive average of 2.18. According to Head Coach Bill Kellogg, “Ashley led her team defensively to a second place finish in the Edmonds crossover tournament and was named to the all tournament team. Her performance was stellar. She is the rock on defense which carries the team to transitional side outs and points

Ashley Doolen is the daughter of Lisa and Bill Doolen of Marysville and a graduate of Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville. Ashley plans to continue her academic career at a four year school receiving her degree in Child Development and playing volleyball. She will be getting her Associates Degree form Edmond Community College in 2006.

OCT 24-30
Offensive Player of the Week:
Whitney Luchau - Lower Columbia
v Pierce: 16 kills, 1 block, 7 digs.
v Green River: 16 kills, 1 assist, 2 aces 13 digs.
Mt Hood Tourney: 64 kills, 1 assist, 13 aces, 41 digs

Whitney is by far our "go to" person at the net and in the back row. She had a great week and even better weekend at the Mt. Hood Halloween Classic. In addition to what she has done for us in her attack, her serving has been fantastic, with a very high "ace" percentage. She had 5 ace serves against Shoreline and 4 against Columbia Basin. She is bringing her offensive game in both hitting and serving!


Defensive Player of the Week:
Heather Gerke, Clackamas
Heather is a Libero for Clackamas. During this week she averaged 4.77 digs/game and had an excellentserve receive effeciency of 2
Head Coach Kathie Woods says " Heather has been really consistent in her serve receive for the past couple of weeks and she hustles and digs just about anything anywhere on the court. She has been playing both middle back and left back for us as our libero and she reads the opposition very well."



OCT 17-23

Defensive Player of the week: Co-Player
Jamie Richards, Mt. Hood
Jaimie had 41 digs in three matches this week. She also had 13 block assists and one solo block. Head Coach Lena Chan says "We are so glad to have Jamie back after a month of being gone due to a 3rd degree sprain to her ankle. Jamie adds as incredible impact to our team both offensively and defensively. She is one of those players that inspires the girls around her to make them a better players as well. In our last couple of matches we have outblocked our opponents, 21 to 11 and 13 to 2. She is one of those special players that deserves recognition and the best part is she never expects anything in return."

Defensive Player of the Week: Co-Player
Kristin DeHann, Whatcom CC

Kristin DeHann, a freshman at Whatcom Community College earned the honors for her performance during  the  Whatcom Crossover Tournament and in  a league match verses Skagit Valley . Kristin led her team defensively. Kristin is a libero, who had 42 digs in 7 games averaging 6 digs per game. According to Head Coach Nate Langstraat; “Kristin averaged 6 digs per game this week and passed the ball very consistently out of serve receive, averaging 2.4 o n a 3 point s c ale. Kristin's confidence in her new role grows with each match.”

Kristin DeHaan is the daughter of Brad and Sheryl DeHaan of Lynden , WA and a graduate Lynden Christian High School in Lynden . Kristin a nursing or physical therapy assistant major, who hopes to maintain her 3.7 GPA and  make the Dean's List before transferring to WWU to pursue a four year degree.

Offensive Player of the Week
Chelsea Pinkley, Treasure Valley CC

Treasure Valley was 1-1 for the week
In 7 games:

35 kills (5 kills per Game)
.373 Hitting Percentage
2 aces
7 blocks

“ Chelsea did well against Big Bend , but dominated as the big hitter vs. Spokane ”

OCT 10-16

Defensive Player of the Week
Rachael Rahn - Lower Columbia CC

Rachael is doing an outstanding job of digging, as our libero and she continues to improve her game daily.  She is consistently our dig leader and has had some great passes in the match against Clark.  She had 13 digs against Tacoma and 22 digs against Clark this week.  She also had an ace each match, and even 1 kill against Tacoma!


Offensive Player of the Week:
Malisa Larsen - Blue Mountain CC

Malisa is a freshman setter from Lewiston , ID. This past week she had 40 assists,seven blocks and 8 digs in three games against Treasure Valley. The Timberwolves split their season series with the Chukars.

Coach Kelly Ketcham: “Malisa had another great match. She is making great decisions and really spread out the attack and had the blockers off balance all night.”

 

OCT 3-9

Defensive Player of the Week:
Kaitlyn Senn - Bellevue CC

Kaitlyn Senn, a freshman at Bellevue Community College earned the honors for her performance during league matches against Everett and Whatcom. Kaitlyn led her team defensively. Kaitlyn is a libero, who had 49 digs, an 8.1 per games average and 5 ace serves, and 1 assist in eight games. According to Head Coach Gretchen  K illebrew; “Kait passed at 2.29 (52%) against Everett with 14 digs. She passed a 2.47 against Whatcom (67%). She had 1 ace serve vs. Whatcom and 4 vs. Everett . She was in a bit of a slump coming into the Whatcom match but stepped up and played her normal game once again. She had 35 digs against Whatcom, (7 per game). In my opinion, she's the best libero in the NWAACC. ”

Kaitlyn Senn is the daughter of Jon and MeriBeth Senn of Longview and a graduate Mark Morris High School in Longview . Kaitlyn an interior design major who hopes to become a teacher of Interior Design.


Offensive Player of the Week:
Jessie Macknicki - Southwestern Oregon CC
Jessie is a sophomore who had an outstanding week offensively. In the Lakers two games against Clackamas and Mt. Hood, she had 29 kills and 25 digs. Head coach John Speasl describes her as "a tremendous player that makes very difficult shots and plays on a regular basis." The Lakers won both their matches in three games.
SEPT 27- OCT 2

Offensive Player of the Week:
Sarah Allen - Whatcom CC
A sophomore at Whatcom Community College in Bellingham earned the honor for her outstanding during league play verses Skagit Valley and at the Whatcom Community College Crossover Tournament. Sarah is a setter, who had 9 kills in 18 attempts with a hitting efficiency of .333, 176 assists with a per game average of 10.35. She also  posted 30 digs 7 stuff blocks, and 8 aces serve in 70 attempts . Sarah was named to the All-Tournament at the Whatcom Crossover tournament. According to Head Coach Nate Langstraat; “Sarah continues to “wow” us with her s k ills and abilities as our setter. Every coach knows that their team is only as good as their setter and Whatcom is fortunate to have one of the best in the NWAACC.”

Sarah Allen is the daughter Lisa and Dalton Allen of Redmond, WA and a graduate Inglemoor High School in Redmond . Sarah is a communication major who maintains a 3.58 GPA , she hopes to complete her AA degree and transfer to Western Washington University .

Defensive Player of the Week
Heather Gerke - Clackamas CC
A libero for the Cougars, Gerke had an outstanding week. In 19 games played, she had a total of 87 digs with a serve receive efficiency of 1.971. Clackamas Head Coach Kathie Woods describes Gerke as a "great leader on the floor" who "pumps her team up with tons of excitedment and all out effort. She had some amazing digs for us this past week."

SEPT 19-26

Offensive Player of the Week:
Kayla Pardes - Olympic College

A freshman at Olympic Community College in Bermerton, Pardes earned the honor for her outstanding during the first week of league play. Kayla is a middle hitter/blocker, who had 31 kills in 60 attempts with a hitting efficiency of .450 She also 2 digs, 5 assists and 11 stuff blocks in nine (9) games. According to Head Coach Clay Blackwood; “Kayla continues to gain confidence at the net and will prove to be an offensive force as the year goes on.”

Defensive Player of the Week
Josey Luft - Walla Walla CC
Luft is a 5'6 Libero from Walla Walla CC who helped the Warriors go undefeated this week. In seven games she had 49 Digs (7 Digs/Game) and had a 2.16 Serve Receive Rating

 

SEPT 12-18

Offensive Player of the Week           
Kanoi Kalalau - Pierce College
Kanoi Kalalau led the Pierce College Raiders to a 3-0 win over Gray's Harbor this past week in the Raider home opener on Friday, September 16th. Kalalau is a 5/1 offensive setter who runs the Pierce offense with great consistency and dependability. She had a perfect hitting game, totaling three kills in three attempts. She also had 44 total assists and one block solo. She led the team in digs, as well as service aces, amassing 11 aces for the total
match. Kalalau is an extremely well-rounded player and did a wonderful job
for her team this past week. 

Defensive Player of the Week:
Alanna Thompson-Poore - SW Oregon
In a combined total of five games against Chemeketa and NCC, Alanna had 34 digs providing the Lakers with solid presence in the backcourt.

SEPT 5- 11

Defensive Player of the Week:
Roberta Leung - Whatcom CC

A sophomore from Whatcom Community College, Leung earned the honors for her performance during non-league play and at the Spokane CC tournament. She led her team defensively with94 digs, and 7 ace serves in twenty three (23) games.

According to Head Coach Nate Langstraat; “Fantastic display of defensive strength and determination, averaging 4.09 digs per game. A true leader in her role of libero!”

Roberta Leung is the daughter of Pat Davis of Abbotsford BC and a graduate of Mission Secondary School . Roberta has not declared a major yet but hopes to work toward making the Deans list while attending Whatcom.

Offensive Player of the Week:

Brittany Kubick
A Middle Blocker from Walla Walla CC, she is orginially from Ritzville, WA. Her performance earned her a spot on the All Tournament Team at Spokane Tournamen and helped WWCC go 4-1 for the week. In 16 games, Kubick had 48 kills (3 kills/game), .418 Hitting percentage, 23 Blocks (1.44 blocks/game).

 

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