Kushner named BE DPOW, Foti on Honor Roll


Here's the Big East's words on Marquette volleyball libero Sarah Kushner being named Defensive Player of the Week:

Kushner averaged 5.17 digs per set as Marquette refused to relinquish a set this weekend, defeating Butler and Xavier in straight sets. Against Butler (W, 3-0), Kushner posted a match-high 19 digs with a pair of assists. At Xavier (W, 3-0), the libero produced 12 digs, five assists, and a service ace. With the victories, the Golden Eagles reclaimed their position atop BIG EAST standings.

And here's what they said about Ella Foti's spot on the Weekly Honor Roll:

Playing in her first career matches as Marquette’s primary setter this weekend, Foti averaged 9.17 assists per set. With Foti’s helpers, the Golden Eagles hit .342 in sweeps of Butler and Xavier. Additionally, the junior combined for 11 digs, eight kills, and two blocks.