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The Best of the Best - Week 4

Photo courtesy of Northfield Photography
Photo courtesy of Northfield Photography

The PACWEST is pleased to announce the volleyball Athletes of the Week.

Women’s Volleyball Athlete of the Week
Danielle Groenendijk – VIU Mariners

The visiting Capilano Blues put up a tough fight but the Mariners pulled away with four set victories on both Friday and Saturday in their home opener. The Mariners were led by first year power hitter Danielle Groenendijk's complete game effort on Friday night where she had a kill percentage of 54%. Danielle finished with 22 kills, two aces, two blocks and 14 digs. Danielle continued her strong performance on Saturday with another 11 kills, two aces, two blocks, and eight digs. Overall she finished the weekend with 33 kills, four aces, four blocks, and 22 digs in a dominating performance.

Men’s Volleyball Athlete of the Week
Braydon Brouwer – VIU Mariners

Brouwer’s combined total offensive was a staggering 56 points with 47 kills, six blocks, three service aces, 17 digs and four assists. He had an outstanding kill efficiency of 0.404 over the two hard fought matches with the previously undefeated Capilano Blues. On Friday alone he collected 23 kills, 12 digs and two blocks. Then Saturday he was dominant again with 24 kills, four blocks and two service aces.