ST. PAUL – Three Minnesota Morris student-athletes were tabbed with Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) Player of the Week honors, as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon.

For the Cougars, Layne Herrmann was tabbed the Volleyball Setter of the Week, Drew Shipley garnered Special Teams Player of the Week honors, and Alyssa Ukestad was named the Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week.

For Herrmann it’s her second weekly honor this season. She tallied 11 assists/set, posting a 51-assist effort against Concordia. Herrmann added 17 digs and two kills.

Alyssa Ukestad earns her second honor of the season, averaging 7.43 digs/set with 52 total digs. She had 40 digs in the win over Concordia.

Drew Shipley earns his first honor of the year, averaging 37.7 yards on six punts in a loss to MacMurray. Shipley pinned two punts inside the Highlanders 10-yard line, including one at the four. His long punt of the day was 58 yards.


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