Sept. 20, 1999

 

NKU'S BUROKER EARNS GLVC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Northern Kentucky University's Jessica Buroker has been named Great Lakes Valley Conference volleyball Player of the Week.

Buroker, a junior middle hitter from Bluffton, Ohio, had a .581 hitting percentage last week as NKU defeated Missouri-St. Louis, Quincy and Georgetown (Ky.). She had 38 kills, two errors and 62 attacks, with 28 digs and nine blocks. She had 14 kills and no errors against Georgetown, the No. 5-ranked team among NAIA schools, and she helped NKU begin defense of its GLVC championship with 24 kills against UMSL and Quincy over the weekend.