Augsburg’s Linn named Sports Imports/AVCA Player of the Week

Linn also earned MIAC Hitter of the Week honors for her performance at the Augsburg Invitational. (Photo: Don Stoner/Augsburg University)
Linn also earned MIAC Hitter of the Week honors for her performance at the Augsburg Invitational. (Photo: Don Stoner/Augsburg University)

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Augsburg senior middle blocker Taylor Linn has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Division III Player of the Week, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced today.

Linn (Shoreview, Minn. | Mounds View) - who was also named MIAC Hitter of the Week on Monday - recorded a team-best 53 kills to go along with 44 digs and seven blocks, helping the Auggies to a 3-1 mark at its Augsburg Invitational over the weekend. Linn boasted kill-dig double-doubles in the team's sweeps of Saint Benedict and No. 2-ranked Northwestern-St. Paul, and ranked first among all players at the tournament with a .367 attack percentage.

This is the first time in program history an Augsburg student-athlete has won the honor.

| AVCA Release |