Weekly Volleyball Honors go to Liband, Stedman

Weekly Volleyball Honors go to Liband, Stedman

HILLSBORO, Ore. — The NWC Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Week honors fell to Emma Liband of Willamette and Darian Stedman of Linfield, the conference announced on Monday.

Liband (Sr., Sandpoint, Idaho) led the Bearcats with 26 total blocks (6 solo, 20 assists) during the week, as she averaged 1.37 blocks per set. She also earned nine digs (0.47 avg.) as a front-row player. In Willamette's 3-2 win over previously undefeated Wisconsin-Platteville, Liband recorded three total assists and two digs.

Stedman (Jr., Springfield, Ore.) dominated in the Wildcats non-conference weekend in Minnesota. She played in three of the 'Cats four matches and led the charge with 39 kills. Her seven service aces vs St. Catherine were a career best as she went on to account for 50 points on the weekend. The Wildcats have started 6-1 behind Stedman's play.

Week

Offensive

Defensive

2 (09.11.17)

Darian Stedman, Linfield | OH

Emma Liband, Willamette | MH

1 (09.05.17)

Karlee Duncan, Pacific (Ore.) | OH

Caylie Shiramizu, Pacific Lutheran | DS