Northern Illinois, Akron Student-Athletes Named Volleyball Players of the Week

Updated 10/23/2000
MAC Offensive Player of the Week
Jenny Bowman, Northern Illinois (Fr., S)
Maple Grove, Minn. (Osseo HS)

Northern Illinois freshman setter Jenny Bowman is this week's MAC Offensive Player of the Week. Bowman, who paced the Huskies to wins over Illinois State, Ball State and Kent State, averaged 15.69 assists and 0.85 kills per game. In addition, Bowman averaged 2.3 digs, 0.62 aces and 0.23 blocks per contest. Bowman had 71 assists (17.75 apg), 14 digs and five aces in a road win over Illinois State, then had 69 helpers (13.80 apg) and 11 digs in a victory over Ball State that snapped the Cardinals nine-match winning streak. She finished the weekend with a 64-assist (16.00 apg) performance versus Kent State.
Other nominees:
Name	Att. %	K-E-TA	K/G	D	D/G	B/G
Lyndsay Sopko, UA	13.17 assists/game	0.67	12	2.00	0.67
Kristin Gamby, BGSU	.426	29-6-54	4.14	3	0.43	0.71
Jenny Young, CMU	.257	52-17-136	4.33	14	1.17	0.25
Shiva Davis, KSU	.293	26-9-58	3.71	12	1.71	1.43
Sara Boyles, MAR	.274	39-10-106	325	4	0.25	1.17
Summer Clouse, MIA	14.00 assists/game	0.57	21	3.00	0.29
Tracy Binegar, Ohio	.500	27-2-50	2.45	1	0.09	0.82
Jessica Buck, UT	.482	31-4-56	4.43	2	0.29	0.71
Zakiya Pope, WMU	.362	24-7-47	4.00	4	0.67	1.00

MAC Defensive Player of the Week
Julie McDivitt, Akron (Sr., OH/S)
Windham, Ohio (Windham HS)

Akron senior outside hitter/setter Julie McDivitt is the MAC's Defensive Player of the Week after averaging 6.83 digs per contest for the Zips, who went 1-1 last week. In addition, McDivitt averaged 4.00 kills and 0.17 blocks per game. McDivitt had a match-high 24 digs in the teams win over Central Michigan to go with 14 kills and a block, then added 17 digs and 10 kills in a loss to Western Michigan, which is tied for first in the West Division.

Other nominees:
Name	Digs	D/G	BS-BA-TB	B/G	SA	SE
Caty Rommeck, BGSU	30	4.29	1-7-8	1.14	4	6
Mollie Hunter, CMU	31	2.58	1-10-11	0.92	6	4
Kristie Price, EMU	15	1.86	1-7-8	1.00	1	1
Jodi Fick, MAR	59	4.92	0-4-4	0.33	1	3
Erika Eagan, MIA	29	4.14	0-2-2	0.29	3	5
Michelle Gil, Ohio	47	4.27	0-0-0	0.00	3	3
Theresa Estes, UT	28	4.00	0-0-0	0.00	5	5
Rena Widboom, NIU	3	0.23	3-18-21	1.62	0	1
Monyka Paul, WMU	21	3.50	0-4-4	0.67	2	9