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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 10/30/2023, Last updated: 10/31/2023
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Wisconsin, Purdue, Indiana and Nebraska Earn Weekly Volleyball Honors

Badgers’ Franklin, Boilermakers’ Colvin, Hoosiers’ Haworth and Cornhuskers’ Reilly earn recognition following Week 10

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference has announced this week’s Volleyball Weekly Awards for the week of October 24-30.

Player of the Week 

Sarah Franklin, Wisconsin

Sr. – Outside Hitter – Lake Worth, Fla. – Lake Worth Christian – Major: Communication Arts

  • Tallied 38 kills (6.33/set) in a pair of wins over Michigan State and Minnesota

  • Hit .474 for the week (38-76), and added nine digs, five blocks and three service aces

  • Piled up 21 kills in a straight-set win over rival Minnesota broadcast nationally on FOX

  • Last Wisconsin Player of the Week: Sarah Franklin (10/16/23)

Defensive Player of the Week 

Raven Colvin, Purdue

Jr. – Middle Blocker – Indianapolis, Ind. – Heritage Christian – Major: Accounting

  • Posted a Big Ten-leading 2.00 blocks/set in matchups with Minnesota and Illinois, registering 14 total blocks in the contests

  • Tied a season-high with 13 kills on Saturday against the Illini

  • Now ranks seventh in the nation with a Big Ten best 122 blocks this season

  • Last Purdue Defensive Player of the Week: Raven Colvin (10/23/23) 

Setter of the Week 

Camryn Haworth, Indiana

Jr. – Setter – Fishers, Ind. – Fishers – Major: Human Biology

  • Registered back-to-back triple-doubles in road matchups at Illinois and Northwestern, the first Hoosier in history to do so

  • Totaled 100 assists, 23 kills and 20 digs in the pair of five-set matches

  • Tallied five service aces on Sunday at Northwestern

  • Last Indiana Setter of the Week: Camryn Haworth (10/16/23)

Freshman of the Week 

Bergen Reilly, Nebraska

Fr. – Setter – Sioux Falls, S.D. – O’Gorman – Major: Business and Law

  • Averaged 11.33 assists/set and 2.00 digs/set in home sweeps of Maryland and Rutgers

  • Posted her seventh double-double of the year against Maryland with 34 assists and ten digs, along with three kills and two blocks

  • Set the Cornhuskers to a .349 hitting percentage against the Terrapins, and .384 against the Scarlet Knights

  • Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Harper Murray (10/2/23)

2023 Big Ten Volleyball Players of the Week  

Aug. 28

P: Emily Londot – Ohio State

D: Kylie Murr - Minnesota

S: Mia Tuman – Ohio State

F: Harper Murray – Nebraska 

Sept. 5

P: Jess Mruzik – Penn State

D: Nalani Iosia – Michigan State

S: Sydney Dowler - Maryland

F: Chloe Chicoine - Purdue 

Sept. 11

P: Chloe Chicoine - Purdue

D: Ellee Stinson – Northwestern

S: Taylor Anderson - Purdue

F: Chloe Chicoine - Purdue

Sept. 18

P: Merritt Beason - Nebraska

D: Amani McArthur – Michigan State

S: Camryn Haworth - Indiana

F: Harper Murray – Nebraska

Sept. 25

P: Jess Mruzik – Penn State

D: Raven Colvin – Purdue

S: Bergen Reilly - Nebraska

F: Bergen Reilly – Nebraska

Oct. 2

P: Meritt Beason – Nebraska

D: Carter Booth – Wisconsin

S: Mac Podraza – Penn State

S: Bergen Reilly – Nebraska

F: Harper Murray – Nebraska

Oct. 9

P: Lindsay Krause – Nebraska

D: Caroline Crawford – Wisconsin

S: Alyssa Nayar – Rutgers

F: Chloe Chicoine – Purdue