ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts outside hitter Laura Milos was named Summit League Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week for the fourth time this season as announced by the league office Monday.
LAURA MILOS, ORAL ROBERTS
So. // OH // Porec, Croatia
- Earned her second straight Summit League Offensive Player of the Week award, fourth this season and fifth of her career
- Set a Summit League single-match record with 12 service aces in five-set win vs. SDSU Sunday, smashing the previous record of nine set in 2003
- To go with her 12 service aces, she tallied 25 kills and 11 digs to record the first triple-double in the league this season
- Her 12 aces are the highest in NCAA Division I since 2011
- She extended her streak of at least 20 kills to five straight matches and 10 of her last 11
Also nominated: Monique Domme, Denver; Madison Jaqua, IPFW; Kori Waelbroeck, IUPUI; Megan Schmale, Omaha; Ashley Beaner, South Dakota State; Brittany Jessen, South Dakota; Brianna Rasmusson, North Dakota State.
Previous honorees: Aug. 31 – Kaitlyn Hickey, IUPUI; Sept. 8 – Laura Milos, Oral Roberts; Sept. 14 – Logan Walling, IUPUI; Sept. 21 – Kaitlyn Hickey, IUPUI; Sept. 28 – Kaitlyn Hickey, IUPUI; Oct. 5 – Laura Milos, Oral Roberts; Oct. 12 – Somer Johnson, IPFW; Oct. 19 – Laura Milos, Oral Roberts/Brittany Jessen, South Dakota.
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