College Login:


  Follow NJCAA on Facebook  Follow NJCAA on Twitter

National |
News Archive

National News

NJCAA Volleyball Players of the Week - Oct. 26, 2011
 October 26, 2011

This will be the final edition of Volleyball Players of the Week for the 2011 Season

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Paula da Silva (Barton CC, Kan.), Calie Schuldt (Scottsdale CC, Ariz.) and Ashley Kay (Eastfield College, Texas) have been named NJCAA Volleyball Players of the Week for games Oct. 17 through Oct. 23.

The Player of the Week for Division I was da Silva. Schuldt earned Player of the Week in Division II and the Division III Player of the Week was Kay.

Paula da Silva, Barton Community College, Kan.
Middle Blocker; Sao Paulo, Brasil; Instituto Universal Brasileiro

Despite facing two blockers on nearly every attempt, da Silva (6’ 2”) led the Cougars to a 1-1 record last week behind her powerful swing. The freshman recorded 21 kills in a three-set sweep of Pratt CC (Kan.) and 34 in a five-set loss to Colby CC (Kan.). Although da Silva was the main focus of opposing defenses, she still managed to finish the week with a .413 hitting percentage. Wednesday, Barton and da Silva will host Seward County CC (Kan.) in the regular season finale.

Calie Schuldt, Scottsdale Community College, Ariz.
Outside Hitter; Mesa, Ariz.; Desert Ridge High School

Schuldt (5’ 9”) showcased her versatile talents last week in two victories for the Fighting Artichokes. The freshman had two double-doubles with her top performance being 20 kills and 18 digs in a five-set win over Division I opponent Yavapai College (Ariz.). Schuldt added 14 kills and 16 digs in a five-set win against South Mountain CC (Ariz.). Schuldt and Scottsdale will close their regular season out this week with matches against Glendale CC (Ariz.) Wednesday and Eastern Arizona College Friday.


Ashley Kay, Eastfield College, Texas
Middle Blocker; Edgewood, Texas; Edgewood High School

Kay (6’ 0”) became the second Harvester to earn Player of the Week honors this season with strong performances in all four of Eastfield’s matches last week. The sophomore’s best effort came in a five-set victory against Cedar Valley College (Texas). Kay tallied 19 kills and 12 digs for a double-double. Kay and the Harvesters have completed their regular season.


Volleyball Players of the Week (Aug. 28 – Sept. 4)
Division I: Elzbieta Klein (OH), Colby CC (Kan.)
Division II: Samantha Montgomery (MB), Brunswick CC (N.C.)
Division III: Lauren LaMasse (OH), Harper College (Ill.) 

Volleyball Players of the Week (Sept. 5 – Sept. 11)
Division I: Marifranchi Rodriguez (MB), Miami Dade College (Fla.)
Division II: Lisa Angello (OH), Kansas City – Kansas CC
Division III: None 

Volleyball Players of the Week (Sept. 12 – Sept. 18)
Division I: Katie Gillmore (OH), Clarendon College (Texas)
Division II: Melaynie Domenech (S), Monroe College (N.Y.)
Division III: Tiffany McClain (OH), Eastfield College (Texas)

Volleyball Players of the Week (Sept. 19 – Sept. 25)
Division I: Leticia Guimaraes (OH), Central Wyoming College
Division II: Ashley Hulbert (OH), Muskegon CC (Mich.) 
Division III: Hannah Smith (OH), Ridgewater College (Minn.) 

Volleyball Players of the Week (Sept. 26 – Oct. 2)
Division I: Juliana de Barros (S), Barton CC (Kan.)
Division II: Emily Orrick (L), Lincoln Land CC (Ill.)
Division III: Laura Wills (MB), Joliet JC (Ill.)

Volleyball Players of the Week (Oct. 3 – Oct. 9)
Division I: Juliana de Barros (S), Barton CC (Kan.)
Division II: Audrey Gerlach (MB), CCBC-Catonsville (Md.)
Division III: Jessica Fontes (OH), Northland CTC (Minn.)

Volleyball Players of the Week (Oct. 10 – Oct. 16)
Division I: Dragana Cvoric (OH), Midland College (Texas)
Division II: Tiffany Borgerding (OH), East Central College (Mo.)
Division III: Andraia Leja (L), Harper College (Ill.) 

Volleyball Players of the Week (Oct. 17 – Oct. 23)
Division I: Paula da Silva (MB), Barton CC (Kan.)
Division II: Calie Schuldt (OH), Scottsdale CC (Ariz.)
Division III: Ashley Kay (MB), Eastfield College (Texas)


© 2015 National Junior College Athletic Association - All Rights Reserved - About - Contact - Privacy Policy