BOSTON – Redshirt senior Akuabata Okenwa and freshman Malea Stanton each earned weekly conference honors this week after having stellar performances at the Omaha Challenge. Okenwa was named Co-Player of the Week, while Stanton earned Rookie of the Week honors, announced by the conference Tuesday afternoon.
Okenwa recorded double digit kills all throughout the tournament, averaging 3.77 per set. The Canyon Country, California native also tallied 22 digs and nine blocks.
Stanton played in all three matches, and started her collegiate career on a great note. The freshman setter notched a total of 131 assists, averaging 10.08 per set.
The Great Danes return to the court when they head to the UCF Challenge on Friday, September 6 through Sunday, September 8.