KJCCC Kansas MTXE D1 Volleyball Athletes of the Week, Week 11, 2017
Bailey Martinez, Garden City, continues to lead us defensively. She totaled in 38 digs for the week. She communicates effectively and leads by example. The team has followed her lead and continued to improve on defense! She helps us grow and compete every day.
Sophomore middle Tatyana Ndekwe emergence in the second half of the season led the Hutchinson Blue Dragons to a Region VI Championship. In three matches of the Region VI Tournament, Ndekwe hit .533 with 3.22 kills and .089 blocks per set. In the championship match against No. 3 Seward County, Ndekwe hit .428 with 12 kills and five blocks, which helped neutralize Seward's huge middle attack.
Sophomore Katie Jorn averaged 10.44 assists in three Region VI Tournament matches and helped the Hutchinson Blue Dragons capture the Region VI championship. Jorn averaged 10.44 assists per set with one double-double. She averaged 1.89 kills on .324 hitting with 2.78 digs. In the championship match against Seward County, Jorn kept the big Seward block off balance with 34 assists and added 11 digs, two blocks and four kills.