Named MAC West Division Volleyball Player Of The Week
DeKalb, IL -
Mid-American Conference Commissioner Rick Chryst announced on Monday
afternoon that Northern Illinois junior middle blocker Kate McCullagh
(Woodstock) has been named the MACs West Division Volleyball
Player of the Week.
another stellar outing this past weekend, earning All-Tournament
acclaim from the coaches at the NIU Comfort Inn and Suites Invitational
after leading the Huskies to a runner-up finish behind Big Ten title
For the tournament,
McCullagh garnered 104 kills (6.5 kpg) for a hitting percentage
of .263 (104-37-255) including four aces, 38 digs and 19 block assists.
She posted match-highs
for kills in all four contests, tying a career-high with 33 in a
four-game victory over Indiana State. In the title match against
Illinois, McCullagh tallied 24 kills while hitting at a clip of
.378 (24-7-45) and adding two aces, five digs and four block assists.
has posted at least 20 kills in every match this season, leads the
Huskies with 174 kills and 33 total blocks (1 solo).
Stephanie Blackburn was chosen as the MAC East Division Player of
the Week after leading the Bobcats to a second-place finish in the
Louisville Labor Day Invitational.