Cassie Uttech - UW-Whitewater

10/4/2004

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Oct. 4, 2004

Cassie Uttech - UW-Whitewater
Sr., Outside Hitter, 5-10 (Watertown, Wis. - Watertown High School)


Photo courtesy of UW-Whitewater sports information office.

Cassie Uttech, a 5-10 senior outside hitter for 12th-ranked UW-Whitewater (19-2, 4-1 WIAC), has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Division III National Player of the Week after leading the Warhawks to two league victories over nationally ranked opponents. She averaged 6.3 kills, 5.8 digs and 0.17 aces per game for the week while hitting .322. Uttech hit .389 with 25 kills and 16 digs versus 15th-ranked UW-Stout on Oct. 1. She added 13 kills and 17 digs against 16th-ranked UW-River Falls on Oct. 2. Uttech's 6.3 kills average last week is 2.35 per game more than her season average, while her weekly dig average is 2.0 more than her season average. The two league victories put the Warhawks into first place in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Uttech is the fourth Warhawk to win the national award in school history. The UW-Whitewater head coach is Kris Russell.

 

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