Lutes Volleyball Duo Earn Weekly Nod From NWC

Lutes Volleyball Duo Earn Weekly Nod From NWC

HILLSBORO, Ore. — Pacific Lutheran’s Chloe Epker and Caylie Shiramizu were named Northwest Conference Volleyball Student-Athletes of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.

Epker (Jr., Sammamish, Wash.) tallied a double-double in both matches over the weekend against the Whits. Epker tallied 14 kills, 10 digs, and 2 service aces in a win over preseason favorite Whitworth before collecting 15 kills, 25 digs, and five blocks in a five-set setback to Whitman

Shiramizu (Jr., Honolulu, Hawaii) averaged 7.3 digs/set over the weekend, helping the Lutes knock off defending league champion Whitworth 3-0 on Friday. Shiramizu finished with 24 digs in the win over the Pirates while netting 34 in a five-set defeat to Whitman the following day.

 

Week

Offensive

Defensive

3 (09.18.17)

Chloe Epker, Pacific Lutheran | OH

Caylie Shiramizu, Pacific Lutheran | DS

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