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Davis Wins Fifth Straight Freshman of the Week Award

Davis Wins Fifth Straight Freshman of the Week Award

OMAHA, Neb. — Creighton Volleyball’s Keeley Davis has been named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week for the fifth straight time after leading the Bluejays with 19 kills and four aces in 3-0 sweeps at St. John’s and at Seton Hall last weekend.

Davis averaged 4.00 points, 3.17 kills, 1.17 digs, 0.67 aces and 0.33 blocks per set in the victories.

She opened her week with 10 kills, three digs, two blocks an an ace in a 3-0 win at St. John’s. Five of her kills came in the final set of the victory as she became the first player in program history with double-digit kills in 10 of her first 13 matches.

The Highlands Ranch, Colo., native then followed that up with by sharing team-high honors with nine kills and three aces to go with four digs in Creighton’s ninth consecutive 3-0 win over Seton Hall.

Davis’ big weekend helped her take over the league lead in aces per set during BIG EAST play. She also leads all freshmen in kills per set and points per set in conference action.

Davis, who last week became the first Creighton Volleyball player in history to be honored with a league award in four straight weeks, is now the first Creighton Volleyball player in history to be honored with a league award in five straight weeks.

In addition to the honor bestowed upon Davis, senior setter Madelyn Cole landed a spot on the BIG EAST’s weekly honor roll after averaging 12.17 assists, 1.33 kills, 1.00 blocks, 0.83 digs and 0.50 aces per set while hitting .533.

Ranked 13th nationally, Creighton (11-3, 4-0 BIG EAST) takes its six-match win streak back on the road this weekend when it takes on DePaul (Friday, 11 a.m.) and No. 10 Marquette (Saturday, 6 p.m.).

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