ST. PAUL - Martin Luther College senior middle hitter Rachel Hein was named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week for the second consecutive week Tuesday.
Hein helped MLC to a 3-0 record on the week, including wins in both conference matches over the weekend.
In three matches, Hein averaged 1.88 blocks per set, and helped the Knights hold opponents to an attack percent of -.003 for the week. She also made a major contribution on the offensive end, averaging 3.12 kills per set while hitting .477.
Hein and the Knights will look to continue their five-game winning streak when they travel to Northwestern at 7 p.m. Friday.