Lincoln, Neb. - Nebraska freshman middle blocker Meghan Haggerty was honored by the Big Ten Conference on Monday as she was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week. The award marks her first Big Ten weekly honor.
Haggerty hit .545 against UC Irvine over the weekend, recording seven kills on 11 swings to go along with four blocks to help the Huskers to a 3-0 victory. She averaged 2.3 kills and 1.3 blocks per set in the match.
The Huskers return to action this weekend as they host the 2012 Ameritas Players Challenge at the NU Coliseum.
2012 Big Ten Volleyball Players of the Week
Aug. 27 P: Lexi Erwin, Jr., MICH
Lauren Cook, Sr., NEB
D: Katie Slay, Jr, PSU
S: Lauren Cook, Sr., NEB
F: Katie Gallagher, IND
Sept. 4 P: Micha Hancock, So., PSU
D: Kori Moster, So., MSU
Tori Dixon, Jr., MINN
S: Micha Hancock, So., PSU
F: Meghan Haggerty, NEB