Player of the Week
Emily Elek, Canisius, Jr., Outside Side Hitter, 5-8, Wescosville, Pa./Emmaus
Elek posted 35 kills (3.18 kills per set) and one attack error on 78 attack attempts to record a .436 attack percentage en route at the Art Carmichael Invitational. Elek didn't record an attack error in the last two matches, the first Golden Griffin with 12 kills and zero errors in back-to-back matches in 10 years. Elek also had two service aces and three blocks in the win over Rhode Island.
Libero of the Week
Allyson Severyn, Canisius, Sr., Libero, 5-5, Lancaster, N.Y./St. Mary's
Severyn averaged 6.45 digs per set in three matches at the Art Carmichael Invitational en route to being named to the All-Tournament Team. The senior had a season-high 33 digs in the five-set match against host Rhode Island, the fifth 30-dig match of her career. Severyn also had a .933 service reception percentage on the weekend.
Rookie of the Week
Nicole Marzik, Fairfield, Fr., Outside Hitter, 5-9, Prosper, Texas/Prosper
Rookie Nicole Marzik helped Fairfield to a 4-0 week and to a title at the Sacred Heart Invitational by recording 27 kills, 29 points, and 22 digs for the Stags. Marzik opened the week by tallying nine kills on .368 hitting with seven digs in the Stags win over Quinnipiac. In the opening match of the SHU Invitational, she then posted eight kills and nine digs in the Stags victory against Dartmouth. Marzik came up big in the Stags' 3-2 win over Central Florida by tallying seven kills and five digs. She closed out the week with three kills, a dig, and a block in the 3-0 victory over Sacred Heart.