Player of the Week
Ruth Aguilar (So., S), Eastern Nazarene College
Sophomore Ruth Aguilar (Tegucigalpa, Honduras) posted 24 kills, 36 assists, 13 digs, seven aces,and three blocks to lead Eastern Nazarene to a pair of conference wins on the week. Aguilar notched 11 kills, 12 assists, three aces, and three digs as the Lions blanked Lesley 3-0. Aguilar registered her fourth triple-double of the season with 13 kills, 24 assists, and 10 digs as Eastern Nazarene edged New England College 3-2 to clinch the No. 1 seed in the NECC Tournament and the NECC regular-season crown. The Lions finished the regular season with an unblemished 7-0 conference record.
Rookie of the Week
Olivia DeLoach (Fr., DS), Mitchell College
Freshman Olivia DeLoach (Spring Hill, Fla.) finished with a double-double of 16 kills and 14 digs to lead the Mariners to 3-0 win over Becker last week. The victory clinched the fourth seed for the upcoming NECC Championship and also guaranteed Mitchell of its first-ever winning season in the Division III ranks.