2000 Volleyball Players of the Week

November 13, 2000
Alexis Keeler, Wesleyan
(Junior, MH - Santa Monica, Calif.)
Keeler was named the Most Valuable Player in leading Wesleyan to the ECAC Division III North Region Tournament title. She finished with 55 kills (4.58 per game), 30 digs (2.5/game), 19 blocks, and 10 aces. She set school single-season records for aces (101) and kills (530).

November 6, 2000
Meredith DeMeules, Amherst
(Junior, Setter - Los Angeles, Calif.)
DeMeules led Amherst to a three-match sweep of the NESCAC tournament, its second consecutive conference title. She added 14 digs and helped Amherst earn its third consecutive bid to the NCAA tournament.

October 30, 2000
Kate Hagstrom, Bates
(Senior, Setter - Portola, Calif.)
Hagstrom led Bates to the tournament title in the State of Maine Tournament. Bates did not drop a game in the three matches. Hagstrom played eight games and recorded 88 assists (11 per game), 16 kills (2 per game), 18 digs (2.25 per game), and six service aces. She was also named the Player of the Year in Maine.

October 23, 2000
Liz Wanless, Bates
(Freshman, OH - Belleville, Ill.)
Wanless finished with 96 kills in 19 games, averaging 5.05 per game. She hit .354 in five matches and added six aces and 39 digs as Bates extended its winning streak over teams from Maine to 26 matches.

October 16, 2000
Leslie Edwards, Middlebury
(Senior, MH - Charlotte, N.C.)
Edwards averaged 4.2 kills per game as Middlebury won all four of its matches in the NESCAC Quad, including five-game wins over Amherst and Williams. She also averaged 2.1 digs and 1.0 blocks per game as the Panthers earned the top seed for the NESCAC Volleyball Championship.

October 9, 2000
Eliza Allen, Wesleyan
(Sophomore, MH - Durango, Colo.)
Allen finished with 70 kills in 17 games, averaging 4.12 per game as Wesleyan won four of five matches. She hit .487 for the five matches and added 19 blocks, averaging 1.1 per game.

October 2, 2000
Eliza Allen, Wesleyan
(Sophomore, MH - Durango, Colo.)
Allen recorded 46 kills in four matches, averaging 3.83 kills per game while hitting .468. Last year's NESCAC Rookie of the Year added 11 blocks as Wesleyan won all four matches.

September 25, 2000
Lauren Fennessey, Bates
(Junior, MH - Joplin, Mo.)
Fennessey led the Bobcats to a 6-0 week and was named to the alltournament team as Bates won the MIT Invitational. She finished with 70 digs in 22 games (3.18 digs per game) and 75 kills with a team-high .352 hitting percentage. She averaged 3.4 kills per game for the week.

September 18, 2000
Meredith DeMeules, Amherst
(Junior, Setter - Los Angeles, Calif.)
DeMeules averaged 9.06 assists and 3.24 digs per game in 17 games as Amherst won all five of its matches to open the season. She added 13 service aces and 23 kills. She recorded at least 23 assists in each match, including 51 assists against Bates. Amherst won all four of its conference matches at the NESCAC Quad.

September 11, 2000
Alexis Keeler, Wesleyan
(Junior, MH - Santa Monica, Calif.)
Keeler earned Most Valuable Player honors as Wesleyan won all five of its matches to capture the Johnson & Wales Tournament title. She finished the five matches (18 games) with 59 kills, 51 digs, 10 service aces, 11 blocks, and a .341 hitting percentage.