Eisenmenger (25) earned GLVC Player of the Week honors on
- Northern Kentucky University’s Kristina Eisenmenger has
been named Great Lakes Valley Conference Player of the Week in volleyball,
the league office announced Monday.
a 6-foot-1 right-side hitter, led NKU to a 2-0 record last week,
including a four-set victory against No. 23 Indianapolis. The Notre
Dame Academy graduate hammered down 18 kills and attacked at a .423
clip to key the Norse’s win against Indianapolis.
The senior from
Erlanger, Ky., also added five blocks as NKU defeated Indianapolis
for the first time since 2005. The Greyhounds owned a six-match
winning streak against the Norse prior to Saturday.
began the week by collecting nine kills and hitting .643 during
a sweep of Saint Joseph’s. For the week, she averaged 4.5
kills per set and attacked at a .490 clip.
She now has
1,437 career kills, which ranks eighth in Norse history.
NKU is 11-3
overall and 4-1 in the GLVC. The Norse hit the road for a non-conference
match at Wheeling Jesuit on Tuesday. NKU resumes GLVC play Friday
night with an 8 p.m. match at Southern Indiana.
NKU return home
the next day to meet both Glenville State (noon) and Urbana (4 p.m.)
in Regents Hall.