Ky. - Northern Kentucky University's Liz Holmes has been named Great
Lakes Valley Conference Player of the Week in volleyball for the
second time this season.
Holmes led NKU
to a pair of victories over the weekend by hitting .567 and averaging
a double-double with 17 kills and 10 digs per match. Holmes began
by hammering down 19 kills in 23 attempts with no errors for a .826
hitting percentage against Ouachita Baptist. She also had three
aces and 11 digs in that victory.
her week with 15 kills, nine digs, four blocks and a .367 hitting
percentage during a road victory at Christian Brothers. She also
served up three more aces in that victory as NKU (15-10) extended
its winning streak to three.
Holmes, a graduate
of Mercy High School in Cincinnati, now has 1,167 career kills.
She needs 17 kills to move into eighth place on the Norse's all-time
career list in that category.
earned the GLVC weekly honor earlier this season on Sept. 18.
NKU will play
host to Bellarmine at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Regents Hall. The Norse
will also play GLVC road matches at Lewis (Friday) and Wisconsin-Parkside
(Saturday) this weekend.