Volleyball Player's of the Week

Updated 11/23/1999
MAC Pepsi Offensive Player of the Week

Carrie Patterson, Kent (Sr., OH)
Mineral Ridge, Ohio (Mineral Ridge HS)

Patterson tallied 43 kills over a two-match period for a 5.38 per-game-average for Kent, which won matches against Central Michigan and Ball State, In addition, Patterson also averaged 4.0 digs and hit .290. The senior had 20 kills, 14 digs and hit .375 in the Golden Flashes' three-game win over the Chippewas, then had a team-high 23 kills and 18 digs in the win over West Division-leading Ball State. The win over BSU for Kent helped secure the No. 6 seed for the MAC Tournament.

MAC Offensive Player of the Week
Sept. 6  --  Julie Zylka, Ball State
Sept. 13 --  Carrie McEnery, Kent
Sept. 20 --  Mandy Whitfield, W. Michigan
Sept. 27 --  Zakiya Pope, W. Michigan
Oct. 4   --  Emily Sallee, Ball State
 	     Traci Morin, W. Michigan
Oct. 11  --  Melissa Lewis, Bowling Green
Oct. 18  --  Tenisha Wilkins, N. Illinois
Oct. 25  --  Melissa Lewis, Bowling Green
 	     Jen Nowak, W. Michigan
Nov. 1   --  Melissa Lewis, Bowling Green
Nov. 8   --  Kim Branam, Akron
Nov. 15  --  Jill Hutton, E. Michigan
 	     Susie Meshberger, Ball State
Nov. 22  --  Carrie Patterson, Kent


MAC Pepsi Defensive Player of the Week

Julie Zylka, Ball State (So., OA)
Muncie, Ind. (Delta HS)

Ball State sophomore Julie Zylka wins the MAC Defensive Player of the Week honor for the second time this season after averaging 2.0 blocks per game, in addition to hitting .347 and averaging 3.78 kills per contest for the Cardinals. Zylka, who leads the MAC in block assists, had nine total blocks (2 BS, 7 BA) in BSU's win at Akron, then had nine total blocks (1 BS, 8 BA) in the team's loss at Kent.

MAC Defensive Player of the Week
Sept. 6  --  Mandy Swick, Northern Illinois
Sept. 13 --  Lori Kemerer, Bowling Green
Sept. 20 --  Julie Zylka, Ball State
Sept. 27 --  Julie McDivitt, Akron
Oct. 4   --  Susie Meshberger, Ball State
Oct. 11  --  Alissia Thompson, Miami
Oct. 18  --  Wendy Williams, Marshall
 	     Carrie McEnery, Kent
Oct. 25  --  Susie Meshberger, Ball State
Nov. 1   --  Megan Hammons, Ball State
Nov. 8   --  Julie McDivitt, Akron
Nov. 15  --  Julie McDivitt, Akron
Nov. 22  --  Julie Zylka, Ball State