Robinson Selected as Sports Imports/AVCA Division I National Player of the Week

Posted 10 months ago

By Robert Lovell

Kelsey Robinson Nebraska Huskers VolleyballNebraska senior Kelsey Robinson was honored Tuesday by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) as the Sports Imports/AVCA Division I National Player of the Week.

Robinson received the honor after leading the Huskers to wins over then-No. 8 Minnesota (3-0) and No. 19 Wisconsin (3-2) over the weekend, helping Nebraska remain undefeated in Big Ten play. She totaled 50 kills and 29 digs on the weekend, averaging 6.3 kills per set and 3.6 digs per set, with a .417 hitting percentage for the Huskers.

Robinson recorded a double-double against the Badgers, tallying a career-high 29 kills, a team-high 22 digs and four blocks. She notched 21 kills and hit at a clip of .450 against the Gophers. Robinson was also named the Big Ten Co-Player of the Week on Monday.

The honor marks the 13th time a Husker has received the Sports Imports/AVCA Division I National Player of the Week award, with the most recent coming on No. 22, 2011 when Hannah Werth received the honor.

Robinson earned national player of the week honors on October 11, 2011 while playing for the University of Tennessee.

All-Time NU AVCA National Player of the Week

Year Player Week
2013 Kelsey Robinson 10/8
2011 Hannah Werth 11/22
2009 Sydney Anderson 11/10
2008 Jordan Larson 9/23
2007 Sarah Pavan 8/27
2005 Christina Houghtelling 8/29
2004 Sarah Pavan 11/29
2002 Greichaly Cepero 12/2
2002 Amber Holmquist 11/25
2001 Amber Holmquist 9/10
1994 Kelly Aspegren 9/6
1994 Allison Weston 10/31
1993 Allison Weston 9/20