APSU Sports Information
Brentwood, TN – For the fifth time in 2018, Austin Peay State University (APSU) volleyball senior Kristen Stucker has been named the Ohio Valley Conference’s Setter of the Week, after leading the Governors to a pair of wins and their first 6-0 league start in program history.
Stucker, of Johnston, Iowa, earned her 19th career Setter of the Week award after pacing the Govs to a .253 team attack percentage in wins against Eastern Illinois and SIU Edwardsville.
The wins pushed Austin Peay to a 6-0 start as they completed a sweep of their four-match homestand.
Stucker averaged 12.57 assists per set during the week, posting 35 assists (11.67 per set) in a three-set sweep of Eastern Illinois before handing out 53 assists (13.25 per set) in a four-set win against SIUE. She moved into eighth among Division I setters with her league-leading 11.63 assists per set. Behind her performance, the Governors offense ranks sixth nationally in kills per set, with a league-leading 14.61 average.
Austin Peay, which gained sole possession of the league lead last week, will defend its spot atop the standings during a weekend swing through Nashville. The Govs first face Belmont in a 6:00pm, Friday contest at the Curb Event Center before a 2:00pm, Saturday affair at second-place Tennessee State.