DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK - Brenna Peruch (Cave Creek, Ariz.), Senior, Plymouth State
Peruch earned her first LEC award of the season after averaging 5.40 digs per set in a 2-1 week for the Panthers. She totaled nine digs over two sets in a 3-0 win over Nichols, registered 17 digs in a 3-0 victory over Simmons, and closed the week with a 28-dig performance over four sets against Bates.
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK - Rachel Lamica (Malone, N.Y.), Senior, Keene State
Lamica was named LEC Offensive Player of the Week for the fourth time this season after averaging 5.1 points, 4.20 kills and 1.70 digs per set in the Owls' three matches last week. She totaled 14 kills, four blocks and nine digs in a 3-1 win at Rivier, had 12 kills and five digs against Clark, and finished the week by putting down 16 kills against 14th-ranked MIT.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK - Abby Stern (Manchester, Conn.), Freshman, Eastern Connecticut
The freshman outside hitter won her third LEC Rookie of the Week award of the season after averaging 4.30 kills, 4.80 points, and 2.70 digs per set over three matches last week. She totaled 11 kills and 10 digs in a 3-0 win over Westfield State, had 10 kills and six digs over three sets against Connecticut College, and totaled 22 kills with 11 digs in a four-set match at Western New England.