Player of the Week
Anni Abbruzzese (Sr., OH), Lesley University
Senior outside hitter Anni Abbruzzese (Croton on Hudson, N.Y.) had two double-doubles in a 2-1 week for the Lynx. She powered her team to a win over Southern Vermont, with 28 kills and 24 digs, while supplying 15 kills and 17 digs in a win over Dean. She averaged 3.69 kills and 3.54 digs on the week.
Rookie of the Week
Dakota Stewart (Fr., S), Elms College
Freshman Dakota Stewart (Victoria, Texas) helped orchestrate the Blazers’ attack during a 2-0 week, registering 52 assists, averaging 8.67 per set, with 17 digs, 10 service aces and nine kills. In a 3-0 win over Becker, Stewart dished out 34 assists, with six kills, six digs and three aces. Stewart totaled her 16th double-double of the season with 18 assists, and 11 digs, along with seven aces as the Blazers locked up the top seed in the NECC tournament with a 3-0 sweep of Lesley.