Alanna Hetland, North Dakota State University

10/15/2001

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Oct. 15, 2001

Alanna Hetland, North Dakota State University
Sr., Middle Blocker, 6-1 (Watertown, S.D. - Watertown High School)

North Dakota State's Alanna HetlandAlanna Hetland, a 6-1 senior middle blocker for North Dakota State University (21-3), has been named the AVCA/Sports Imports Division II National Player of the Week. Hetland led the eighth-ranked Bison to wins over North Central Conference opponents No. 13 Augustana and North Dakota this past week. She posted a .433 attack effort on 15 kills, two errors and 30 swings, along with seven blocks in the 3-2 win over Augustana, knotting the 2001 series record between the two squads at 1-1. Against North Dakota she hit .529 (10-1-17) and added five blocks in the Bison sweep. Hetland's totals on the week were 25 kills (3.12 per game), a .468 hitting percentage and a 1.50 blocks per game average. She leads the conference in hitting percentage at .392 and is second in blocking at 1.23 per game.

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