Drake Earns GPAC Weekly Honor For Fourth Time
- Posted Wednesday, October 31, 2018
(Wednesday, October 31; Sioux Center, Iowa) The Great Plains Athletic Conference and Hauff Mid-America Sports has announced its volleyball players of the week for October 22-28.
Aubrey Drake (Senior; Rock Island, Illinois) has earned the honor for the fourth time this season.
Drake averaged 5.8 digs per set and had 27 in a 3-0 win over Dakota Wesleyan on Saturday, October 27. Drake also had a service ace and handled 97 percent of her serve receptions cleanly.
"Aubrey led us defensively in a very spirited and competitive stretch of matches to conclude our regular season conference schedule last week. Her gritty play, strong serve receive passing and excellent serving made big impacts for us throughout each match. We are blessed for Aubrey's continued contributions to our team and praise God for this well deserved recognition,” said Dordt College volleyball coach Chad Hanson.
Drake is averaging 5.28 digs per set for the Defenders with 17 service aces. Dordt is currently 24-2 at the conclusion of the regular season and will open GPAC tournament play on Saturday in the quarterfinal round. Pairings for the tournament will be announced after GPAC play has concluded Wednesday night.