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Lubken, Hochstein Take GPAC Honors

Seniors Kaylee Lubken and Kari Hochstein have been named the GPAC Libero and Player-of-the-Week, respectively.  Doane defeated Nebraska Wesleyan and Dordt College in GPAC action last week.

Below is the release from the Great Plains Athletic Conference office.

Doane middle hitter Kari Hochstein is the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Volleyball Player-of-the-Week.   Hochstein, a 5-8 senior from Wayne, averaged 4.5 kills per game and hit .486 as #23 Doane went 2-0 on the week.  She also added 19 block assists per game. In a four set win against Dordt she posted 21 kills as the Tigers defeated the Defenders for the first time since 2002.

Doane libero Kaylee Lubken is the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Volleyball Libero-of-the-Week.  Lubken, a 5-5 senior from Trumbell, totaled 59 digs for an average of 6.56 per game in two Doane wins.  She also added five ace serves and completed 54-56 pass attempts as the 23rd ranked Tigers improved to 4-1 in the league and 10-7 overall.