Rebecca Kamp Named MIAA Volleyball Player of the Week
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
For the first time in her collegiate career, Calvin College freshman Rebecca Kamp has been named MIAA Player of the Week in women’s volleyball. A 6-1 middle-hitter out of Orland Park, Illinois, Kamp had 16 kills and a hitting percentage of .467 in leading the Knights to a league victory over Trine University last Tuesday night. She also had nine digs and three blocks in the contest.
A graduate of Chicago Christian High School, Kamp was also named to the all-tournament team at the Border Battle tournament hosted by Wittenberg (Ohio) University, as Calvin won three of four matches including victories over 10th-ranked Ohio Northern and fifth-ranked Wittenberg.
On the year, Kamp is averaging 4.83 kills and 1.31 blocks per game along with a sizzling .409 attack percentage.
Calvin returns to action on Wednesday night when it travels to Alma for a 6:30 p.m. conference match.
Ranked 18th in the most recent Division III Top 25 poll released by the American Volleyball Coaches Association of America, Calvin is currently 8-2 overall and 2-0 in the MIAA.