Malana, Gustafson Named Players of the Week

Malana, Gustafson Named Players of the Week

MADISON, S.D. – The North Star Athletic Association released its volleyball Players of the Week on Monday (Oct. 27).  Shelby Gustafson was selected as the Offensive Player of the Week, while Natasha Malana was named the Libero of the Week.

Gustafson recorded 12 kills and a service ace against Dakota State, before tallying 10 kills and four service aces against Presentation in the Blue Hawks' first home win of the season. 

Malana recorded 32 digs and a service ace against Dakota State, setting two new records in the process.  She is now the holder the most matches in a single season with 20-plus digs (10) and most career matches with 20-plus digs (18).  Against Presentation, Malana notched 20 digs. 

Dickinson State has one home match left on Tuesday (Oct. 28) against No. 18 Jamestown.  The first set is scheduled for 6 p.m.