Nov. 12, 2012
PARK RIDGE, Ill. -- University of Michigan volleyball sophomore setter Lexi Dannemiller (West Chester, Ohio/Lakota West) earned her second straight Big Ten Setter of the Week honor, the conference office announced today (Monday, Nov. 12).
Dannemiller averaged 13.83 assists per set in straight-set wins over Wisconsin and No. 10 Minnesota this past weekend. The sophomore started the weekend with 41 assists to go along with a pair of kills, eight digs, a service ace and two solo blocks. Her second solo block came on a Wisconsin set point at 24-23. Michigan went on to win that set 27-25 and the match. Dannemiller then had 42 assists, three kills, three blocks and four digs in the win over No. 10 Minnesota. She also helped the U-M offense to a season-high .460 hitting percentage with just nine errors in three sets. On the season, Dannemiller is averaging 10.94 assists per set.
In other weekly Big Ten awards, Ohio State's Maria Hole earned Player of the Week honors. Nebraska's Hayley Thramer was named the Defensive Player of the Week and the Cornhuskers' Meghan Haggerty garnered the Freshman of the Week award.
Michigan, who has won five straight matches, travels to Evanston, Ill., this Friday (Nov. 16) to face Northwestern. First serve is scheduled for 7 p.m. CST.
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