Ky. - Northern Kentucky University's Tristen Dye has been named
Great Lakes Valley Conference Player of the Week in volleyball.
Dye, a junior
outside hitter from Millersburg, Ohio, averaged 20 kills, 13 digs
and hit .367 as the Norse won two of three matches, including an
upset over No. 25 Findlay. She posted 16 kills, served up four aces
and hit .429 as NKU swept Findlay last Tuesday night in Regents
During a five-game
win over Drury on Friday night, Dye notched a double-double with
21 kills and 18 digs with a .333 hitting percentage. The 5-foot-9
Dye nearly led NKU to another upset Saturday against No. 17 Rockhurst
with 23 kills, 14 digs and four service aces.
She also hit
.365 as the Norse dropped a five-game decision to the 17th-ranked
Dye, a graduate
of West Holmes High School, averages 3.65 kills and 2.84 digs per
game this season, and she is hitting .285.
NKU is No. 5 seed for the GLVC Tournament at Edwardsville, Ill.,
and the Norse open the event Thursday against fourth-seeded Indianapolis.