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Minnesota Athletics | October 27, 2015

Hannah Tapp named AVCA Player of the Week

  Last weekend, Hannah Tapp (7) had 24 kills to average 3.43 per set, all while hitting .444.

University of Minnesota junior middle blocker Hannah Tapp was named the National Player of the Week, announced today by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). This is Minnesota’s first AVCA National Player of the Week since 2008 when Lauren Gibbemeyer received the award.

Tapp helped the Gophers to back-to-back road wins over No. 3 Nebraska and Iowa last weekend. Over the course of the weekend, Tapp had 24 kills to average 3.43 per set, all while hitting .444. Last Friday against the No. 3 Huskers, Tapp had a career-high 17 kills, while she committed just three errors in 28 attempts and hit .500. She also added four block assists. On Saturday, Tapp followed with a seven-kill performance in 17 attempts and had just one error in the three-set win over Iowa. Tapp also added four block assists and two digs. On the season, the junior has played in 71 sets and established 179 kills.

Minnesota takes on Indiana, Wednesday night, at 7 p.m. The Gophers and Hoosiers will be televised live on Big Ten Network. The Gophers then take on No. 17 Purdue, Sunday, 2 p.m.

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