Abby Hogge, Christopher Newport, Defensive Player of the Week
The senior defensive specialist from Clifton, Virginia averaged 4.11 digs per set last week as the Captains posted a 5-0 record, including a 4-0 mark at the CNU Invitational where Hogge was named MVP. In a 3-0 win over USA South rival N.C. Wesleyan, Hogge totaled five digs and one assist to extend the Captains regular season USA South match win streak to 109. In a 3-0 victory over Moravian, Hogge tallied 11 digs. In a 3-1 win over 17th-ranked Salisbury, Hogge contributed 25 digs and one service ace. In a 3-0 victory over Lynchburg, Hogge totaled eight digs. Finally, in a 3-2 win over 16th-ranked Cortland State, Hogge tallied 25 digs and one service ace. Also Nominated: Shana Ayers, N.C. Wesleyan; Danielle Simpson, Greensboro; Jasmine Aguinaldo, Meredith; Maddie Irvin, William Peace; Paige Aaron, Averett.