ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts outside hitter Laura Milos was named Summit League Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week a record fifth time Monday for her performance during the week of Oct. 26-Nov. 1.
LAURA MILOS, ORAL ROBERTS
So. // OH // Porec, Croatia
- Named Summit League Offensive Player of the Week for the third consecutive week
- Her five weekly honors match the league record of Offensive Player of the Week awards in one season
- Posted an astounding 63 kills in two matches while hitting at an efficient .352 clip and averaging 7.00 kills per set
- Her 35 kills vs. IUPUI are the fourth-most in one match in league history and push her over the 1,000 kill mark for her career
- One of just two players in NCAA Division I to surpass 500 kills this season (512) and ranks second in kills per set (5.28)
- She extended her streak of at least 20 kills to seven straight matches
Also nominated: Kaitlyn Hickey, IUPUI; Mikala Hora, South Dakota State; Cassie Baird, Denver; Nicole Rightnowar, IPFW; Brittany Jessen, South Dakota; Amy Taylor, Omaha;
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; Oct. 26 – Laura Milos, Oral Roberts.
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In its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at nine institutions, including four located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions along with over 75 Academic All-Americans, 65 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. In 2014-15, The Summit League ranked first for NCAA Graduation Success Rate in women's basketball and second in baseball. For more information about the league and to "See The Summit", visit the newly re-designedwww.thesummitleague.org website, follow Summit League Basketball on Twitter @summithoops and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl.