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Lindenwood and Purdue Fort Wayne Earn MIVA Awards

Lindenwood and Purdue Fort Wayne Earn MIVA Awards

The Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association has announced Pelegrin Vargas from Purdue Fort Wayne as the Offensive Player of the Week and Connor Hipelius of Lindenwood as the Defensive Player of the Week.

Vargas hit .444 with 19 kills in a sweep of Ball State last week. The junior finished with a line of 19-3-36 and averaged 6.33 kills per set. He also added an ace and two assists, finishing with 6.8 points per frame.

Hipelius was the top blocker at the net for the Lions in their lone match last week. He averaged 2.33 blocks per set (seven total) in the Lions' sweep of Quincy. He also added a dig as the Lions limited Quincy to a .083 attack percentage in the match.