2004 Volleyball Players of the Week

November 8, 2004
Robin Young, Williams
(Senior, OH - Andover, Mass.)
Robin Young led Williams to their fourth consecutive NESCAC volleyball championship. Over three matches, Young had 57 digs (6.3/g), 42 kills (4.7/g), and 7 service aces in the tournament including 22 digs, 12 kills, and 3 service aces in the championship match. She also passed at a 2.3 efficiency rating and had a .352 hitting percentage.

November 1, 2004
Joyia Chadwick, Williams
(Senior, Middle Blocker - Lawrence, Kan.)
Chadwick led Williams to the regular season NESCAC championship with wins over Amherst and Tufts this weekend. She had 52 kills in 3 matches for the Ephs (4.7 kills/game) this week, including 20 kills and 6 total blocks against Amherst. Chadwick came right back with 18 kills, a .640 hitting % and 6 blocks in the Tufts match to help Williams clinch the top seed in next week's championship.

Olivia Zurek, Bates
(Senior, Outside Hitter - Arlington, Mass.)
Senior outside hitter Olivia Zurek averaged 5.27 kills per game with a .429 hitting percentage as Bates defeated Trinity, Wesleyan and Connecticut College to earn a berth in this weekend's NESCAC Championship. Zurek, who had 58 kills with just seven hitting errors in 11 games, added 4.91 digs per game for the Bobcats.

October 25, 2004
Kristin Quinn, Amherst
(Sophomore, Outside Hitter - Los Angeles, Calif.)
Amherst sophomore outside hitter Kristin Quinn posted 38 kills (3.8/g), 18 blocks (1.8/g), three service aces and a .589 hitting percentage in a trio of matches at the Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament hosted by Smith College over the weekend.

October 18, 2004
Kaitlin Adams, Colby
(Junior, Middle Blocker - Athol, Mass.)
Colby co-captain Kaitlin Adams had a .656 hitting percentage and averaged four kills per game in NESCAC victories over Bates and Bowdoin on Saturday. Adams had a school record .789 hitting percentage with 16 kills in a three-game win over Bates. She also hit .462 with eight kills in a three-game win against Bowdoin. Adams also averaged 1.2 blocks in the two matches.

October 11, 2004
Kristin Quinn, Amherst
(Sophomore, Outside Hitter - Los Angeles, Calif.)
Amherst sophomore outside hitter Kristin Quinn racked up 42 kills (3.8 k/g) and 11 blocks while hitting .395 in a trio of conference victories at the NESCAC Quad hosted by Colby this weekend, highlighted by a 23-kill, three-block performance against Colby.

Joyia Chadwick, Williams
(Senior, Middle Blocker - Lawrence, Kansas)
Chadwick hit .532 in a 4-0 week for Williams. The senior had 41 kills (3.4 k/g) and 10 total blocks in 12 games played including a 14-kill, .705 hitting percentage outing against Trinity in a NESCAC match-up on Friday.

October 4, 2004
Kelli Harrison, Tufts
(Sophomore, Outside Hitter - Blue Jay, Calif.)
Harrison helped Tufts win its own invitational posting a .410 hitting percentage while averaging 4.46 kills per game, including 24 kills in the championship match a 3-1 victory over #2 in New England MIT. She also averaged 3.15 digs per game in the tourney and added four service aces and eight blocks.

September 27, 2004
Annie Denison, Williams
(Junior, Outside Hitter - Portland, Ore.)
Denison led Williams to a 3-1 week and a 3rd place finish at the MIT Invitational. She had 65 kills (4.6/g), 36 digs and 7 service aces for the weekend, including 27 kills, 13 digs, and 4 aces in a 3-1 win over #23 ranked Springfield.

September 20, 2004
Robin Young, Williams
(Senior, Outside Hitter - Andover, Mass.)
Young led Williams to a 4-0 week with 75 kills (5.0 k/g), 58 digs (3.9 d/g), and a .401 hitting percentage in 15 games played. She had 26 kills and 16 digs as the Ephs overcame a two games to one deficit to defeat Bates 3-2.

September 13, 2004
Meg Demment, Williams
(Senior, Libero - Woodland, Calif.)
Demment had 100 digs in 4 matches at the Ithaca Invitational (7.1 digs/game) including 36 digs in a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over MIT and 21 digs in a 0-3 loss to NYU, currently ranked #1 in the national AVCA coaches poll. Demment also passed at a 2.5 accuracy rating while handling 49% of all serves.