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Pollmiller, Rolfzen Earn Big Ten Weekly Honors
Kadie Rolfzen was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday.
Photo Courtesy Scott Bruhn/NU Media Relations
Courtesy: NU Media Relations
10/28/2013
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Nebraska junior Mary Pollmiller and freshman Kadie Rolfzen were honored by the Big Ten Conference on Monday. Pollmiller was named the league’s Setter of the Week, while Rolfzen earned Freshman of the Week accolades. Both Pollmiller and Rolfzen helped the Huskers to victories over Iowa (3-0) and Ohio State (3-1) last week.

Pollmiller paced the Husker offense last week, averaging 12.3 assists per set and helped Nebraska to a .345 team hitting percentage. She recorded a double-double against the Buckeyes, with 53 assists and 11 digs. The honor marks her second career Big Ten weekly award.

Rolfzen posted a .449 hitting percentage on the week, totaling 27 kills and 21 digs and averaging 3.9 kills and 3 digs per set. She recorded the fifth double-double of her career against the Hawkeyes with 11 kills and 12 digs. The honor marks the first Big Ten weekly award of her career.

This week the Huskers host the Illinois Fighting Illini on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 6:30 p.m. The match will air on the Big Ten Network. Nebraska is home on Saturday, Nov. 2 as the Northwestern Wildcats will come to the Devaney Center for a 7:30 p.m. match.

2013 Big Ten Volleyball Players of the Week

Sept. 2          P:    Tori Dixon, Sr., MINN

                        D:    Bethany Yeager, Sr., IOWA

                        S:    Taylor Sherwin, Jr., OSU

                        F:    Maddie Mayers, ILL

Sept. 9          P:    Kaitlyn Leary, Sr., OSU

                        D:    Tori Dixon, Sr., MINN

                        S:    Lexi Dannemiller, Jr., MICH

                        F:    Abby Cole, MICH

Sept. 16        P:    Lauren Wicinski, Sr., MSU

                        D:    Faye Adelaja, Fr., PUR

                        S:    Taylor Sherwin, Jr., OSU

                        F:    Amber Rolfzen, NEB

                                Faye Adelaja, PUR

Sept. 23        P:    Stephanie Holthus, Sr., NU

                        D:    Tori Dixon, Sr., MINN

                        S:    Caleigh Ryan, Fr., NU

                        F:    Caleigh Ryan, NU

Sept. 30        P:    Lauren Wicinski, Sr., MSU

                        D:    Ashley Wittman, Sr., MINN

                        S:    Mary Pollmiller, Jr., NEB

                        F:    Haleigh Nelson, WIS

Oct. 7            P:    Lauren Wicinski, Sr., MSU

                                Kelsey Robinson, Sr., NEB

                        D:    Meghan Haggerty, So., NEB

                        S:    Micha Hancock, Jr., PSU

                        F:    Amber Rolfzen, NEB

Oct. 14          P:    Katie Slay, Sr., PSU

                        D:    Tori Dixon, Sr., MINN

                        S:    Micha Hancock, Jr., PSU

                        F:    Caleigh Ryan, NU

Oct. 21          P:    Val Nichol, Jr., PUR

                        D:    Annemarie Hickey, Sr., WIS

                        S:    Lexi Dannemiller, Jr., MICH

                        F:    Hannah Tapp, MINN

Oct. 28          P:    Ashley Wittman, Sr., MINN

                        D:    KiKi Jones, Jr., PUR

                        S:    Mary Pollmiller, Jr., NEB

                        F:    Kadie Rolfzen, NEB

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