Engelbrecht Named Player of the Week for Sixth Time
ST. PAUL - Martin Luther College volleyball player Rebecca Engelbrecht was named UMAC Offensive Player of the Week for the sixth time this season Tuesday.
The senior outside hitter led the Knights to a 3-0 record to close the regular season, averaging 4.88 kills per set while hitting .287. In Saturday's match against St. Scholastica, Engelbrecht hit .327 with 18 kills in a three-set win.
Engelbrecht also reached a statistical milestone Saturday, becoming the eighth player in program history to record 1,000 career digs, and just the second player to record 1,000 career digs and 1,000 career kills.
Engelbrecht and the Knights will play at Minnesota Morris on Wednesday, November 6, in the semi-final round of the UMAC Postseason Tournament. The match is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.