Faucette, Vann & Kreklow Receive Volleyball Weekly Awards
Courtesy: Big12Sports.com
          Release: 11/15/2010
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Juliann Faucette (Texas) and Caitlyn Vann (Missouri) have earned the Big 12 Volleyball Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week for matches of Nov. 8-14, the Conference office announced.  For the second straight week and fifth time overall, Missouri's Molly Kreklow has been tabbed Rookie of the Week.  Both Vann (six) and Faucette (four) have been selected for weekly recognition multiple times in their career.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
 
Juliann Faucette, Texas, OH, Sr., 6-2, San Diego, Calif./Westview
Faucette led No. 7 Texas to a pair of road victories last week with the Longhorns winning at Baylor and Texas Tech. She extended her streak of posting 24-plus kills to three straight matches. On the week, Faucette averaged a Big 12-leading 7.06 points while tallying 6.75 kills per set which was also a conference-high. The San Diego-native added a .398 hitting percentage to her performance, committing just nine attack errors on 113 total attempts.  She registered a career-high 30 kills in the four-set victory against the Bears, hit .364 on the night along with 15 digs to compile her 18th career kill/dig double-double.  At Tech, Faucette connected on 24 kills (.447), seven digs, one ace and one block.  
 
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Caitlyn Vann, Missouri. L, Sr., 5-6, Muncie, Ind. /Burris
Vann averaged 5.29 digs while posting a perfect serve receive percentage as the Tigers ran their win streak to six matches.  She started the week with a 20-dig outing against Texas Tech. It marked the 18th occasion in which Vann dug at least 20 balls.  The senior followed that performance with 17 digs in a sweep of Texas A&M.  In addition, Vann had 16 service receptions against the Red Raiders and 41 versus the Aggies.  The Muncie, Ind.-native's passing efforts helped limit opponents to a .198 attack mark.

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Molly Kreklow, Missouri, S, Fr., 6-0, Delano, Minn. / Delano
Kreklow guided the Tiger offense to a .295 hitting percentage, while posting a 16.29 assist per set average.  The Big 12's leader in assists, she also contributed 11 digs and eight kills in both Missouri wins.  In the victory over TTU, Kreklow dished out 51 assists with nine digs and six kills on .500 hitting. The freshman then spread 38 assists while pacing the Tigers to a .304 hitting clip and 49 kills.  It was MU's second-best attack percentage in league play this season.

2010 BIG 12 OFFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Aug. 30: Lindsey Licht, Nebraska, RS, Sr. 
Sept. 7: Paola Ampudia, Missouri, OH, Jr. 
Sept. 13: Brooke Delano, Nebraska, MB, Jr. 
Sept. 20: JuliAnne Chisholm, Kansas State, OH, Sr.
Sept. 27: Juliann Faucette, Texas, OH, Sr.
Oct. 4: Rachael Adams, Texas, MB, Jr.
Oct. 11: Rachael Adams, Texas, MB, Jr.
Oct. 18: Kerra Schroeder, Colorado, OH, So.
Oct. 25: Michelle Kocher, Texas, S, Jr.
Nov. 1: Brittney Brimmage, Missouri, MB, Jr.
Nov. 8: Paola Ampudia, Missouri, OH, Jr.
Nov. 15: Juliann Faucette, Texas, OH, Sr.

2010 BIG 12 DEFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Aug. 30: Caitlyn Trice, Baylor, L, Sr.
Sept. 7: Caitlyn Vann, Missouri, L, Sr.
Sept. 13: Kayla Banwarth, Nebraska, L, Sr.
Sept. 20: Alex Muff, Kansas State, MB, So.
Sept. 27: Ashley Mass, Iowa State, DS/L, Sr.
Oct. 4: Brooke Delano, Nebraska, MB, Jr.
Oct. 11: Melissa Manda, Kansas, DS, Sr.
Oct. 18: Caitlyn Vann, Missouri, L, Sr.
Oct. 25: Ashley Mass, Iowa State, DS/L, Sr.
Nov. 1: Caitlyn Vann, Missouri, L, Sr.
Nov. 8: Ashley Mass, Iowa State, DS/L, Sr.
Nov. 15: Caitlyn Vann, Missouri, L, Sr.

2010 BIG 12 ROOKIES OF THE WEEK
Aug. 30: Molly Kreklow, Missouri, S, Fr.
Sept. 7: Molly Kreklow, Missouri, S, Fr.
Sept. 13: Allie Sawatzky, Texas A&M, S, Fr.
Sept. 20:   Brianne Riley, Kansas, L, Fr.
Sept. 27: Alyssa Valentine, Colorado, S, Jr.
Oct. 4: Molly Kreklow, Missouri, S, Fr.
Oct. 11: Sallie McLaurin, Oklahoma, MB, Fr.
Oct. 18: Sallie McLaurin, Oklahoma, MB, Fr.
Oct. 25: Allie Sawatzky, Texas A&M, S, Fr.
Nov. 1: Sallie McLaurin, Oklahoma, MB, Fr.
Nov. 8: Molly Kreklow, Missouri, S, Fr.
Nov. 15: Molly Kreklow, Missouri, S, Fr.


  

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