Arkansas' Maggie Cartwright, a graduate student outside hitter from Kimberly, Wis., averaged 4.50 points and 4.00 kills per set and hit .373 on the week in the Razorbacks' three victories at the Red Storm Invitational. Cartwright was named the MVP of the invitational after tallying 40 kills, 16 digs, eight blocks, one assist and one ace. She recorded a season-high 16 kills and a .727 hitting percentage in the opening match against Buffalo, along with 12 kills apiece against St. John's and Bryant.
Co-Offensive Player of the Week
MB • Sr.
Fort Mill, S.C.
Georgia's Sophie Fischer, a senior middle blocker from Fort Mill, S.C., averaged 5.17 points and 4.00 kills per set as the Bulldogs went 2-1 at the Georgia Tech Classic this past weekend. Fischer posted 13 kills and eight total blocks in the opening four-set win over No. 10 Georgia Tech. She then added 16 kills in the four-set match against San Diego and a career-high 19 kills in the four-set victory over Howard to close out the tournament. Fischer finished the weekend with 48 kills, 18 total blocks, eight digs, four aces and two assists.
Defensive Player of the Week
MB • Gr.
Mississippi State's Zoe Gonzales, a graduate student middle blocker from Longmont, Colo., averaged 2.14 blocks over two matches this past weekend and was named to the Maroon & White Invite All-Tournament Team. In Thursday's opening win against Lipscomb, Gonzales collected a season-high 10 blocks in the three-set victory. She also provided five more blocks in the four-set win versus Abilene Christian for a total of 15 blocks for the weekend.
Setter of the Week
S • Jr.
Fort Smith, Ark.
Arkansas' Hannah Hogue, a junior from Fort Smith, Ark., averaged 11.30 assists per set over the Razorbacks' three wins at the Red Storm Invitational this past weekend. In the opening match against Buffalo, Hogue tallied 36 assists as Arkansas registered a .396 hitting percentage in the three-set win. She added 38 assists against host St. John's and 39 assists in the finale against Bryant. On the week, Hougue also collected 22 digs and four aces.
Freshman of the Week
S • Fr.
Tennessee's Caroline Kerr, a redshirt-freshman setter from Champaign, Ill., averaged 11.00 assists per set and led the Lady Vols to a .360 team hitting percentage in the wins over Chicago State and Evansville this past week. Kerr posted 31 assists, six kills, three digs, one block and one ace on Friday night against the Cougars. She then recorded 35 assists, six digs, two kills and two aces in Saturday's match against the Purple Aces. On the week, Kerr had 66 assists, nine digs, eight kills, three aces and two total blocks.