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2002 NCAC Players of the Week

November 10, 2002

McDONALD NAMED NCAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Wittenberg sophomore outside hitter Monica McDonald (Newark, OH/Catholic) led the Tigers to their 
sixth straight North Coast Athletic Conference crown. In the NCAC tournament championship game, 
McDonald was dominant at the net, recording 17 kills to lead Wittenberg past runner-up, Denison in 
three games.
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November 3, 2002

NORMAN NAMED NCAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Hiram junior setter Charity Norman (Port Washington, OH/Indian Valley) led the Terriers to their 
school-record 17th victory of the season, a 3-1 decision over Case Western Reserve. She had 47 
assists and 19 digs in that contest. Norman ranks fifth in the NCAC with 8.06 assists per game.
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October 27, 2002

YUSKEWICH NAMED NCAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Sophomore setter Sarah Yuskewich (Columbus, OH/Watterson) led Wittenberg to a 2-2 mark at the 
Wisconsin-Whitewater Invitational.  Yuskewich averaged 15.29 assists in the four matches, including 
85 versus the host school, against opponents that were all ranked in the top 18 in NCAA Division III. 
She leads the NCAC with 14.75 assists per game this season.
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October 20, 2002

THORNTON NAMED NCAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Ohio Wesleyan senior outside hitter Emily Thornton (Columbus, OH/Watterson) had 21 kills, six service 
aces and 29 digs as the Bishops won twice in NCAC action.
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October 13, 2002

TOTH NAMED NCAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Hiram freshman middle hitter Shana Toth (Mantua, OH/Crestwood) led the Terriers to a runner-up 
finish in the Hiram/Extreme Pizza Invitational.  Toth had 62 kills, 36 blocks, and 23 digs in Hiram’s 
3-1 week, highlighted by a 22-kill performance in a win over Pitt-Bradford. She ranks fifth in the 
conference in kills per game (3.17) and third in blocks (1.34 per game).
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October 6, 2002

RICE NAMED NCAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Wooster freshman Tiffany Rice (Canton, OH/McKinley) totaled 30 kills against just four attack errors, 
and 16 digs and six total blocks in Wooster’s 2-1 week.
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September 29, 2002

KELLER NAMED NCAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Wittenberg senior middle hitter Tiffany Keller (Massillon, OH/Tuslaw) led the Tigers to victory in the
Wittenberg Invitational. She had 62 kills (3.8 per game average), six stuff blocks, eight assists and a 
.523 kill percentage. She was Wittenberg’s representative on the all-tournament team.
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September 22, 2002

ARNOLD NAMED NCAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Kenyon senior Cori Arnold (West Lafayette, OH/Ridgewood) amassed 48 kills, 16 blocks and 46 digs 
in three contests last week, leading the Ladies to a 2-1 week.  She ranks second in the conference 
with 3.58 kills per game and stands fourth with 1.25 blocks per game.
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September 15, 2002

TURK NAMED NCAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Denison senior Becky Turk (Middleburg Hts., OH/Midpark) led the Big Red to a second-place finish 
in the John Carroll/Case Western Reserve tournament. She smashed 51 kills on 81 attempts with 
only two errors (.646 hitting percentage), and contributed 15 blocks in 12 games. For the week, 
Turk averaged 4.25 kills and 1.25 blocks per game.