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And the winner is...MN Volleyball Hub Top Performer revealed

By Cassie Willaert, SportsEngine, 09/24/19, 12:30PM CDT


See which athlete fans voted as having the best performance from Sept. 16-21.

Athletes are considered for the weekly top performer poll only if their stats are entered on the MN Volleyball Hub by 10 a.m. on Sundays. If coaches or members of their staffs need access to enter stats, please email mnhubs@sportngin.com.

Fans' choice for top performer

Olivia Johnson, Wayzata. Johnson, a 5-foot-10 senior, registered 51 set assists in the No. 3-3A Trojans' 3-2 defeat of St. Michael-Albertville on Sept. 17. Johnson leads Wayzata (15-2, 2-0) and is No. 3 in the state with 416 set assists this season, according to stats submitted to the MN Volleyball Hub.

Top performer candidates

Lydia Larson, Willmar. The sophomore setter has paced Willmar (8-4, 4-2) with 396 set assists this season; 72 of which came in two matches last week. Forty-one came in the Cardinals' three-set victory over Fergus Falls last Thursday.

Marlee Turn, Kittson County Central. The senior helped guide the Bearcats, who are ranked No. 7 in the Class 1A coaches' poll, to a 5-2 record last week with 119 total kills. Her best performance came on Sept. 17, when she had 22 kills in Kittson County Central's (19-2, 3-0) straight-sets sweep of Stephen-Argyle. Turn leads the state with 335 kills this season.

Else Kunze-Hoeg, Mounds Park Academy. The 5-foot-10 eighth-grader has 343 set assists for Mounds Park Academy (9-2, 4-0) this season. Hoeg had 37 of them in a 3-0 victory over Providence Academy on Sept. 17.

Tayler Kittelson, Lac qui Parle Valley. A sophomore, Kittelson racked up 32 set assists in Lac qui Parle Valley's 3-1 defeat of Yellow Medicine East on Sept. 17. She followed that performance two days later with 31 more set assists in the Eagles' (8-10, 1-5) 3-0 loss to Tracy-Milroy-Balaton.

*Stats and records as of Sept. 22

Voting ended Saturday, Sept. 28 at 5 p.m.


MN Volleyball Hub polls are for entertainment purposes only. 

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