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2005 NCAC Players of the Week

November 6, 2005

Wittenberg senior Emily Dixon (Granville, OH/Granville) led Wittenberg 
to a pair of NCAC victories over Denison and Hiram in the NCAC 
Volleyball Tournament with 14 blocks.  She was named tournament MVP for 
her efforts.
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October 30, 2005

Hiram junior Jennifer Hlebovy (Boardman, OH/Boardman) led Hiram to a 
pair of straight-set NCAC victories over Oberlin and Kenyon with 20 
kills, 21 digs and a block.  She finished the week with a .500 attack 
percentage, and the Terriers sealed up their first-ever NCAC regular 
season title in any sport.
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October 23, 2005

Ohio Weselyan junior middle hitter Megan Margala (Prospect, OH/Marion 
Elgin) had a hitting percentage of .521 in the three matches with 26 
kills in 48 attempts and just one error.  The Bishops went 3-0 last 
week, 2-0 in North Coast play.
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October 16, 2005

Kenyon junior Patrice Collins (Garden City, NJ/Garden City) combined for 
45 kills and 43 digs in 12 games played, leading the Ladies to a 2-1 
week.  In her team's victory over Allegheny, she had 20 digs, helping 
the Ladies to their best hitting percentage (.336) of the season.
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October 9, 2005

Hiram senior Shana Toth (Mantua, OH/Crestwood) had 44 kills, 11 blocks 
and 30 digs in 12 games as the Terriers won twice in conference play.  
Toth, who ranks in the top five in the conference in four statistical 
categories, keyed Hiram's upset of Wittenberg, snapping a 63-match 
conference regular season winning streak.
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October 4, 2005

Hiram senior Shana Toth (Mantua, OH/Crestwood) led the Terriers to a 3-0 
week with 30 kills, 30 digs and eight blocks in seven games.
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September 25, 2005

Denison junior Kristen Sheffield (Dublin, OH/Scioto) led the Big Red to 
a 4-1 week, beginning with a 3-0 win over Earlham in NCAC play. She 
paced Denison with 16 kills in the match. Sheffield was named to the 
all-tournament team at the Ohio Wesleyan Invitational after leading 
the Big Red in kills in all four matches. She totalled 65 kills in 14 
games for a 4.64 kills per game average. She is the team leader in 
kills at 3.19 per game this season.
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September 18, 2005

Allegheny sophomore setter Traci Stoner (Celina, OH/Celina) collected 
217 assists, 37 kills, 93 digs and nine aces in 19 games, leading the 
Gators to a third-place finish at the Emory Classic and a 4-1 overall 
mark.
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September 11, 2005

Wittenberg sophomore outside hitter Jan Kehres (Alliance, OH/Alliance) 
led the Tigers with 68 digs in four matches, and contributed 37 kills 
with a .306 hitting percentage.  The Tigers won three of four matches 
to finish second in the National Invitational at Washington (Mo.).  The 
four teams the Tigers faced were all ranked in the top 10 in the nation.
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September 6, 2005

Wooster senior outside hitter Tiffany Rice (Canton, OH/McKinley) earned 
tournament MVP honors after she led the Scots to the team title at the 
Capital/Hampton Inn-Airport Invitational.  She smashed 67 kills for an 
average of 4.19 per game, had a team-best .314 attack percentage and 
added 27 digs and six blocks.  Rice is now the Scots' career leader in 
kills (1,276).