Women's Volleyball

Novitzky awarded Association of Division III Independents women’s volleyball Player of the Week

Novitzky awarded Association of Division III Independents women’s volleyball Player of the Week

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – UC Santa Cruz sophomore Tatum Novitzky (Burlinggame, Calif.) has been tabbed the Association of Division III Independents women's volleyball Player of the Week. The sophomore set the single-match school record by hitting .833 against Cal Tech on Saturday, ending the match with 20 kills on 24 attacks with no errors. The mark was the highest one-match hitting percentage in the country this year for those with a minimum of 20 attacks. Novitzky followed that up with 21 kills and 18 digs against Redlands, hitting .315 in the process. The sophomore concluded the week with a double-double by way of 11 kills and 11 digs in the Slugs' win over Chapman on Sunday. Novitzky ended the week with 60 kills, 46 digs and 4.00 kills per set to lead UC Santa Cruz to a 2-2 week.