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Volleyball's Megan Kern wins third straight defensive weekly honor

Senior libero Megan Kern passes the ball from opponenet Penn State in McGuirk Arena Saturday, Oct. 5.

For the third straight week, Central Michigan volleyball was represented amongst the best in the Mid-American Conference.

Megan Kern has won her third straight MAC Defensive Player of the Week award. 

The senior libero from La Grange, Illinois had 42 digs in wins over Eastern Michigan and Kent State over the weekend for the Chippewas. On the season, she now has 301 digs.

"Meg's consistency is something that we rely on quite a bit," said head coach Mike Gawlik. "Her ability to influence the game as a defender and passer is huge for our success."

Against EMU, Kern posted 16 digs. Additionally, she had four assists and posted her first kill of the season. It was more of the same defensively against Kent State as she contributed 26 digs in a four set victory. 

With the two wins, the Chippewas extended their win streak to nine games, pushing their record to 14-2 and 4-0 in MAC play. They next take the court at 6 p.m. Oct. 11th against Ball State in McGuirk Arena.