Biamba Tshitenge | Frostburg State | Jr. | OH
Germantown, Md. | Northwest
Tshitenge averaged 3.44 kills per set while hitting at a .340 clip in a 3-2 week for the Bobcats. She recorded at least eight kills and two blocks in each match, averaging 0.89 blocks per set throughout the week. She contributed 4.2 points per set for the Bobcats while also adding eight digs and three service aces.
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Katie Piper | Christopher Newport | Jr. | OH
Piper led the Captains to a pair of victories over nationally-ranked opponents at the Juniata / ASICS Invitational on Saturday. In the opener, she registered her first double-double of the year after collecting 16 kills and 11 digs while also chipping in with four aces in a five-set win over No. 24 Carnegie Mellon. She followed that performance with her third career 20-kill outing after unloading 21 blasts in a 3-2 victory over No. 3 Wittenberg. She also collected 14 digs against the Tigers for her second double-double of the day. Along with her work in the wins, the junior also added six kills and a .294 hitting percentage in a three-set loss to No. 15 Juniata on Friday.
Leslie Walters | Mary Washington | Sr. | OH
Walters led Mary Washington to three wins this week, averaging 12 kills and 14 digs with nine blocks. She scored 17 kills and 17 digs in a 3-2 win at Randolph-Macon, added 13 kills and 15 digs in a 3-1 win over Virginia Wesleyan, and six kills and 10 digs in a 3-0 rout of McDaniel. She led the Eagles with 42 points for the week.
Melanie Sheaffer | Penn State Harrisburg | So. | OH/MB
Sheaffer recorded over 10 kills in all three of the Lions' matchups last week, including a double-double (10k, 10d) vs. Wilkes. She also posted 14 kills in a five-set victory over Shenandoah.
Katie Agate | St. Mary's | So. | S/RS
Agate averaged 6.07 assists per sets in a three-match week for St. Mary's. Agate started the week with a season-best 43 assists against Lancaster Bible before picking up a season-high seven kills in a five-set win over Eastern Mennonite. She ended the week with a season-best 12 digs against McDaniel. Agate is currently fifth in CAC with 6.00 assists per set.
Nicole Venturelli | Salisbury | Sr. | OH
Venturelli helped Salisbury to a perfect 4-0 week including a 3-0 sweep at the Guetle Invitational hosted by Catholic University. In four matches Venturelli tallied 43 kills including a season-high 17 against Catholic on Saturday afternoon in the Sea Gulls final match of the weekend. She recorded double-digit kills in two of the four matches and posted an impressive 3.31 kills per set mark as well as a hitting percentage of .220. On the defensive end Venturelli tallied 28 digs and four blocks to aid in the four-match win streak.
Madyson Whitcomb | York | Jr. | MH
Whitcomb had a big week for the Spartans as York went 2-2 including a tight loss to No. 16 Johns Hopkins on Saturday. Whitcomb started the week with eight kills, two block assists and a .667 attack percentage against McDaniel. She followed that with nine kills, four block assists, and a .500 attack percentage in the win over Haverford. In the win over Elizabethtown, Whitcomb had six kills, three digs, and four block assists as she hit .400 in the match. She saved her best for last as she notched a season-high 16, three solo blocks and four block assists for a team-high 21 points. For the week, Whitcomb had 39 kills (an average of 2.60 kills per set), an overall attack percentage of .500 (39-6-66), three digs, and 17 total blocks.