Player of the Week
Bryn Lipton, Endicott College
Lipton guided No. 7 Endicott to a 4-0 week behind 4.27 kills per set, a .493 hitting percentage, 0.64 service aces, and 1.73 digs. Lipton's match again Cal Lutheran, who is receiving votes in the AVCA Poll, highlighted the week as the junior outside went off for a match-high/career-high 26 kills on 43 swings (.488). Lipton also added a match-high/career-high (tied) 14 digs and two service aces to his stat line in the win.
Rookie of the Week
Lance Law, Nichols College
Law continues his dominant play as the Bison extended their winning streak to four with wins over Eastern Nazarene and Northern Vt.-Johnson this past weekend. Law threw down 14 kills (.286 hitting pct.) to go with seven digs in a 3-0 win over the Lions, then posted a .467 hitting percentage in a win over the Badgers. Law - who had recorded 10+ kills in four of his last seven matches - is second in total kills (203) and fifth in kills/set (3.22) in the NECC.