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  1. Player of the Week

    Player of the Week
    Attacker of the Week
    Juliana Tomasoni
    Player of the Week School LogoXavier
    Tomasoni, a junior from Nova Trento, Brazil produced a school-record 25 kills vs. NAIA No. 20 Evangel. Had 17 kills, 16 digs, four aces and hit .500 against Tennessee Wesleyan in Xavier's first victory of the season. Led the Hotel Indigo at the Alamo Saints Classic at San Antonio, Texas, with 3.4 kills per set and a .333 hitting percentage. Named to all-tournament team.
    Player of the Week
    Defender of the Week
    Amanda Perry
    Player of the Week School LogoXavier
    Perry, a freshman from Bolingbrook, Ill.,opened her collegiate career by averaging 4.47 digs per set. Ranked third in digs per set at the Hotel Indigo at the Alamo Saints Classic in San Antonio, Texas, and led all freshmen. Her 24 digs against NAIA No. 20 Evangel were the most in a match by a XULA freshman since 2012.
    Player of the Week
    Setter of the Week
    Tiffany Phillips
    Player of the Week School LogoXavier
    Phillips, a freshman from Gardena, Calif., began her collegiate career with four consecutive assist/dig double-doubles. Led the Hotel Indigo at the Alamo Saints Classic at San Antonio, Texas, with 8.87 assists per set.
  2. Rankings

    1Marian University
    2Southern Oregon University
    3Morningside College
    4University of Saint Francis
    5Baker University
    6Grand View University
    7Montana Tech of the Univ of Montana
    8Tabor College
    9Doane University
    10Saint Xavier University
    1University of Rio Grande
    2MidAmerica Nazarene University
    3Missouri Valley College
    4Lindenwood University-Belleville
    5Davenport University
    6Oklahoma Wesleyan University
    7Columbia College
    8Rocky Mountain College
    9Indiana Wesleyan University
    10Baker University
    1Spring Arbor University
    2Lindsey Wilson College
    3University of Northwestern Ohio
    4Benedictine College
    6William Carey
    7Westmont College
    8Martin Methodist
    9Keiser University
    10Vanguard University
    1Columbia College
    2Missouri Baptist University
    3Lindsey Wilson College
    4Viterbo University
    5Hastings College
    6Midland University
    7Georgetown College
    8Eastern Oregon University
    9Vanguard University
    10MidAmerica Nazarene University
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