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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 9/11/2023, Last updated: 9/27/2023
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Purdue and Northwestern Earn Weekly Volleyball Honors

Boilermakers' Chicoine and Anderson, Wildcats' Stinson Recognized After Week 3

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference has announced this week’s Volleyball Weekly Awards for the week of September 4 – 10. 

Offensive Player & Freshman of the Week
Chloe Chicoine, Purdue

Fr. – Outside Hitter – Lafayette, Ind. – McCutcheon – Major:  Business Management & Kinesiology

  • Named Most Valuable Player of the Stacey Clark Classic in leading the Boilermakers to wins over SMU and #19 Kentucky

  • Tallied a career-high 24 kills in the five-set win over the #19 Wildcats

  • Clocked a career-best .375 hitting percentage against Kentucky, and a .361 mark in the win over SMU, and recorded an ace in both matches

  • Posted a double-double against SMU, with 10 digs to go along with her 17 kills

  • Captures her second consecutive Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor

  • Last Purdue Player of the Week: Eva Hudson (10/3/22)

  • Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Chloe Chicoine (9/5/23)

Defensive Player of the Week
Ellee Stinson, Northwestern

Jr. – Libero – Yorktown, Ind. – Yorktown – Major: Learning and Organizational Change

  • Averaged 4.23 digs/set as the Wildcats won three matches last week

  • Tallied 16 digs and a pair of aces in a Monday win over Milwaukee

  • Posted a pair of 10-dig efforts in wins over Northern Colorado and Northeastern, adding service aces in Friday’s victory

  • Totaled a week-best 19 digs to go along with two aces in a sweep of Fairfield

  • Last Northwestern Defensive Player of the Week: Megan Miller (10/31/22)

Setter of the Week
Taylor Anderson, Purdue

Fr. – Setter – San Antonio, Texas – Cornerstone Christian – Major: Kinesiology

  • Made the first two starts of her collegiate career in wins over SMU and #19 Kentucky to help lead Purdue to a championship at the Stacey Clark Classic

  • Piled up 102 assists over nine sets in the two wins to earn All-Tournament Team honors

  • Her 56 assists in the victory over SMU was the most by a Boilermaker since 2019, and the program’s most in a four-set match since 2017

  • Recorded her second double-double of the season with 12 digs and 46 assists in the win over #19 Kentucky

  • Last Maryland Setter of the Week: Sydney Dowler (10/17/22)


2023 Big Ten Volleyball Players of the Week  

Aug. 28
O: Emily Londot – Ohio State
D: Kylie Murr - Minnesota
S: Mia Tuman – Ohio State
F: Harper Murray – Nebraska

Sept. 5
O: Jess Mruzik – Penn State
D: Nalani Iosia – Michigan State
S: Sydney Dowler - Maryland
F: Chloe Chicoine - Purdue

Sept. 11
O: Chloe Chicoine - Purdue
D: Ellee Stinson – Northwestern
S: Taylor Anderson - Purdue
F: Chloe Chicoine - Purdue