TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology junior Kate Dangel (Upper Arlington,
Ohio) has been named the inaugural Heartland Collegiate
Athletic Conference Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week in
results released by the league office.
Dangel helped Rose-Hulman finish a perfect 4-0 and win the
Illinois College Invitational to kick off the 2012 season last
weekend. She also earned a spot on the event's all-tournament
team for her efforts.
Dangel recorded 71 digs for a 5.07 average per set from the back
row. Her efforts also included seven assists and one service
She also captured the first HCAC Defensive Player of the Week
award in league history, as the conference coaches have implemented
the new award for the 2012 season.
Rose-Hulman stands 4-0 on the season and returns to action at
Greenville College on Wednesday.