Central Michigan, Ohio Grab Volleyball Honors This Week

Updated 10/10/2000
MAC Offensive Player of the Week

Jennifer Mitchell, Central Michigan (Sr., MH)
Lake Odessa, Mich. (Lakewood HS)

Central Michigan middle hitter Jennifer Mitchell is this weeks MAC Offensive Player of the Week after hitting .529 (32-5-51) and averaging 3.56 kills per game for the Chippewas, who posted wins over Bowling Green and Marshall. Mitchell, a senior who also averaged 2.22 digs and 1.33 blocks per contest, had 15 kills, a career-high 12 blocks and hit .583 in CMUs win over the Falcons, then had 17 kills, 13 digs and hit .481 in a victory over the Thundering Herd.

Other nominees:
Name	Att. %	K-E-TA	K/G	D	D/G	B/G
Ashlie Case, UA	.209	17-8-43	2.82	17	2.83	0.17
Susie Meshberger, BSU	.423	40-10-71	4.44	4	0.44	0.89
Natalie Becker, BGSU	10.91 assists/game	0.64	21	1.91	0.09
Sara Boyles, MAR	.206	20-7-63	2.50	17	2.12	0.62
Kelly McCullough, MIA	.367	31-9-60	3.44	15	1.67	0.78
Mandy Swick, NIU	.329	39-12-82	4.33	34	3.78	0.44
Bitsy Mayhle, UT	.259	24-10-54	4.00	9	1.50	0.17
Zakiya Pope, WMU	.314	24-8-51	3.00	0	0.00	1.12

MAC Defensive Player of the Week

Amber Merrill, Ohio (Sr., OH)
St. Louisville, Ohio (Licking Valley HS)

Ohio outside hitter Amber Merrill is this weeks MAC Defensive Player of the Week. A senior, Merrill averaged 3.75 digs, 0.50 blocks and 1.00 aces per contest and helped the Bobcats to wins over Akron and Miami, the teams first win in Oxford in 19 trips and only the fifth win ever in 44 meetings. Merrill, who also averaged 4.12 kills per contest, had 11 kills, nine digs, three aces and two blocks in a win over the Zips, then had 22 kills, 21 digs, five aces and two blocks in the victory over the RedHawks.

Other nominees:
Name	Digs	D/G	BS-BA-TB	B/G	SA	SE
Sandy Lewis, UA	16	2.67	0-4-4	0.67	3	2
Julie Zylka, BSU	2	0.22	1-17-18	2.00	0	0
Caty Rommeck, BGSU	22	2.00	5-4-9	0.82	4	4
Jennifer Mitchell, CMU	20	2.22	3-9-12	1.30	1	2
Danielle Black, EMU	3	1.00	0-5-5	1.67	0	1
Shiva Davis, KSU	17	2.13	2-8-10	1.25	1	4
Sara Boyles, MAR	17	2.12	2-3-5	0.63	0	0
Robyn Byrnes, MIA	29	3.22	0-0-0	0.00	3	3
Monyka Paul, WMU	23	2.88	1-6-7	0.88	1	4