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Jansen and Gesink Receive Weekly National Honors

Summer Jansen of Dordt (Iowa) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Volleyball Defender of the Week and Jamie Gesink of Dordt (Iowa) has been named the NAIA National Volleyball Setter of the Week, the National office announced Tuesday. Jansen and Gesink were selected based on their performances from Aug. 28 – Sept. 3, and were chosen out of a pool of conference and Association of Independent Institution winners.

Defender of the Week Summer Jansen helped her team to four wins on the week with three being against Top-25 teams in No. 14 Montana Tech, No. 18 MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) and No. 23 Carroll (Mont.).

77 digs
92 digs/set
0.900 reception percentage
0.947 service percentage

Setter of the Week Jamie Gesink had a week high of 50 assists against No. 14 ranked Montana Tech and averaged 14 assists per set against No. 23 Carroll (Mont.).

161 assists
38 assists/set
12 kills
8 block assists

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