Lizzie Kamp and Kelsey Sears Receive MIAA Volleyball Player of the Week Honors
Monday, November 09, 2009
The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin middle blocker Lizzie Kamp its Player of the Week and Calvin libero Kelsey Sears its Specialty Player of the Week in volleyball for matches played through November 7.
Kamp, a freshman from Orland Park, Ill. (Chicago Christian HS), had 38 kills for an average of 3.45 per game for the week in leading the Knights to the MIAA tournament title. She had 14 kills in a first-round match against Saint Mary’s and 13 kills in the championship match against Hope. Kamp added 19 digs, including 11 against Hope, and 10 blocks. She is being honored as Player of the Week for the first time in her career.
Sears, a senior from Traverse City (West HS), led Calvin in digs for the MIAA tournament with 71, averaging 6.45 digs per game. She had 28 digs in the championship match against Hope and 27 against Saint Mary’s. Sears is being honored as Specialty Player of the Week for the second time this season and the fourth time in her career.
The Calvin volleyball team is currently 27-6 overall and will compete in NCAA III Tournament play this Thursday when it faces Wittenberg in a first round match Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Hope College.