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2007 NCAC Players of the Week

October 28, 2007

Hiram senior Megan Taylor (Cortland, OH/Lakeview) compiled 30 kills, 63 
assists, three aces, 14 digs and five blocks as the Terriers won three 
matches last week, defeating Allegheny, 3-1, and Oberlin, 3-0, to 
finish the year with a 12-2 NCAC mark. The Terriers also defeated Case, 
October 21, 2007

Oberlin freshman Maggie Jacobson (Carefree, AZ/Cactus Shadow) led the 
way with 16 kills and 1.5 blocks in a straight set loss to Wooster, 
and seven kills and 10 digs in a 3-2 defeat of Ohio Wesleyan. The 
victory over the Battling Bishops was Oberlin's first conference victory 
since the 2003 season. Jacobsen also contributed 2.5 blocks in a 3-0 
defeat of Thiel. 
October 14, 2007

Lisa Vanderkolk (Bluffton, IN/Bluffton) smashed 49 kills in 10 games to 
lead Earlham last week. The Quakers lost to Urbana and Wooster, then 
defeated Oberlin in four. 
October 7, 2007

Wooster junior libero Ali Drushal (Lakeville, OH/West Holmes) broke an 
NCAA Division III record for digs in a four-game match when she dug out 
56 balls against Ohio Wesleyan. For the week, she totaled 159 digs for 
an average of 9.9 per game, in addition to 14 assists, three aces and 
two kills. The Scots went 3-1 last week, 2-1 in conference play. She is 
just the second Wooster playe to eclipse the 2,000 dig mark in her career.
October 2, 2007

Denison’s Ali Trotter (Cincinnati, OH/Turpin), the NCAC assist leader 
this season, posted a career-high 60 assists in a five-game victory over 
Ohio Wesleyan. She also contributed 36 assists in a straight-set victory 
over Earlham. 
September 23, 2007

Hiram senior Megan Taylor (Cortland, OH/Lakeview) smashed 38 kills, 65 
assists and 18 digs in 10 games as the Terriers improved to 14-1 overall 
with wins over Denison, 3-1, Ohio Wesleyan, 3-0, and Mount St. Joseph, 
3-0, last week.
September 16, 2007

In five matches last week, Allegheny senior outside hitter Annie 
Schulthies (Canton, OH/GlenOak) led the team with 81 kills, .298 attack 
percentage and was second with 78 digs. She had double doubles in kills 
and digs in all five matches, including a 22-kill, 22-dig effort in a 
five-game defeat of Oberlin. Schulthies was named to the all-tournament 
team at the Westminster Invitational, and at the tournament, recorded 
her 1,000th career kill. She ended the week with 1,031 kills, for 
eighth all time at Allegheny. 
September 9, 2007

Wittenberg junior outside hitter Jackie Williams (Rocky River, OH/
Magnificat) was named to the all-tournament team at the Washington 
National Invitational. Williams pounded out 56 kills on a .475 attack 
percentage, to go with 14 digs and 11 total blocks as the Tigers won 
the tournament with a 4-0 record. Three of the victories came over 
nationallly ranked foes: #4 Washington (MO), #12 Concordia Moorhead 
and #15 Ohio Northern. The Tigers also defeated Central (IA).
September 4, 2007

Ohio Wesleyan senior libero Jaime Scharf (Marion, OH/River Valley) was 
named MVP of the Ohio Wesleyan tournament as the Bishops went 2-2 with 
wins over Lake Erie and Bethany by 3-0 counts and losses to Transylvania 
(3-2) and Grove City (3-1). Scharf registered 92 digs for an average of 
6.13 digs over 15 games.