October 13, 2008
BAY CITY, Mich. – Senior middle hitter Caryn VanBeckum has been named this week’s Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) North Division Player of the Week. She led Northern Michigan to a pair of victories this past weekend.
Against Northwood, VanBeckum had 17 kills on 31 attempts with just two attack errors, as well as one ace and three blocks. In Saturday’s match against Wayne State, she recorded 13 kills on 20 attempts with two errors and three blocks.
For the week, VanBeckum had 30 kills for a .510 hitting percentage. For the season, she has 175 kills, while averaging 3.18 kills/set and 4.18 points/game with a hitting percentage of .292.
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