Akers earns second RMAC player of the week honor

By Doug Fitzgerald published October 1, 2007

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs middle blocker Brooke Akers was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.

The senior from Desert Hot Springs, Calif,. averaged 4.27 kills per game as the Mountain Lions won three matches to improve their RMAC record to 8-1 and their home record to 7-0, both the best starts in school history. Akers hit .290 for the week and had 12 blocks, five of which were solo.

For the season, Akers is averaging 3.81 kills per game and is hitting .339, both team bests. She also leads UCCS with 52 blocks.

It was the second time this season that Akers won the player of the week award. She was also honored for her performance for the week of Sept. 10-16.

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