Taylor wins NAIA Attacker of the Week for Hastings College

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Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 10:51 PM CDT
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HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - Thedford native and Hastings College senior outside hitter Marlee Taylor was named the NAIA National Attacker of the Week Tuesday.

The honor comes after Taylor earned 76 kills with a .397 hitting percentage, while also adding 10 digs and seven blocks across five matches for the Broncos, who went 4-1 during that span.

Taylor beat out the following nominees for the honor:

Krista Trimble, Florida College, Aaronyana Wilson, Jarvis Christian (Texas), Madison McClain, Culver-Stockton (Mo.), Skyler Van Note, Marian (Ind.), Bailey Nelson, Valley City State (N.D.), Savanna Riney, John Brown (Ark.), Jenna Thorne, Providence (Mont.), Ebony Gomez, Thomas More (Ky.), Kylie Barron, Cornerstone (Mich.), Beyza Bektasoglu, Columbia (Mo.), Mia Hague, William Carey (Miss.), Kira Rymer, Columbia International (S.C.), Fiona Moesching, Westcliff (Calif.), Makayla Roginski, Corban (Ore.), Morgan Bryand, Kansas Wesleyan, Caroline Souza, Florida Memorial, Gabby Mackenzie, Menlo (Calif.), Abigail Seeger, Indiana South Bend, and Lexi Broyles, Indiana Kokomo.

Here is a blurb from the NAIA:

“Taylor had an outstanding week hitting .397 while averaging 4.22 kills per set. In the upset of No. 1 Midland (Neb.), she finished with a career-high 23 kills while hitting a career-high .513 attack percentage. So far this season, she is averaging 3.23 kills per set while hitting .315.”