|October 16, 2017
Senior • Setter • Bloomington, Ind.
Forney, a team captain, averaged 12.9 assists, 4.3 digs, 0.3 kills and 0.2 blocks per set in a 3-0 week for the Bobcats. Bates won nine sets in a row on the week, in a 3-1 win over Bowdoin followed by 3-0 victories over Connecticut College and Wesleyan. Bates defeated Connecticut College for the first time since 2004, Bowdoin for the first time since 2009, and dealt Wesleyan its first NESCAC loss of the season.
|October 9, 2017
Sophomore • Outside Hitter • Fort Myers, Fla.
Flaharty was dominant in a pair of key NESCAC road wins for the Polar Bears. At Trinity, she recorded 12 kills and had seven digs in a 3-0 sweep. In a five-set comeback win at Amherst, she notched a career-high 26 kills against just two errors, hitting .393 and earning 12 digs as the Polar Bears claimed a 3-2 victory. For the week, she averaged 4.75 kills and 2.38 digs per set while hitting at a .365 clip.
|October 2, 2017
First Year • Outside Hitter • Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Graves led Wesleyan to a 3-0 week, which included sweeps of Trinity (3-0) and Amherst (3-0) and a win over Stevens (3-1). In the two conference wins, she registered a hitting percentage of .432. For the week, Graves averaged 2.50 kills, 1.20 digs and 0.70 blocks per set. The Cardinals secured the Little Three title for the first time since 1992.
|September 25, 2017
Senior • Outside Hitter • Palo Alto, Calif.
Raffel led the Panthers to a 4-0 week by averaging 3.85 kills and 2.92 digs per set. She finished the week with a .331 hitting percentage, earning four service aces and a pair of blocks.
|September 18, 2017
Junior • Outside Hitter • Duxbury, Mass.
Bright was an offensive spark for Tufts in a pair of NESCAC wins. She turned in 16 kills with a .353 hitting percentage in the Jumbos’ 3-0 win over Bates. She added 13 kills with a .360 hitting percentage to help Tufts down Colby, 3-0. Bright finished the week with 29 kills for an average of 4.83 kills per set and a .356 hitting percentage.
|September 11, 2017
First Year • Setter • Volo, Ill.
Kiser was outstanding in a 3-1 week for the Polar Bears. She averaged 11.5 assists per set while also racking up 3.0 digs and 1.13 kills per set in her collegiate debut. In Bowdoin’s lone loss of the week, a five-setter to Minnesota-Morris on Saturday, she recorded 61 assists, the second-highest total in a single match in program history.