Casey Spree, Simpson College

11/5/2001

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Nov. 5, 2001

Casey Spree, Simpson College
Sr., Outside Hitter, 5-10 (Parkersburg, Iowa - Arlington-Parkersburg H.S.)

Simpson's Casey SpreeCasey Spree, a 5-10 senior outside hitter for Simpson College (18-16) has been selected as the AVCA/Sports Imports Division III National Player of the Week. Spree helped the Storm to a 3-1 week behind four double-doubles (kills-digs). She pounded 25 kills and registered 42 digs in leading Simpson to a third-place finish in the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament. Simpson took No. 7 Wartburg to five-games in the semifinals, a match in which Spree collected 32 digs and 18 kills. On the week she averaged 7.13 digs and 4.60 kills, adding six blocks and four service aces. Her season total for digs rests at 753, ranking 15th on the NCAA Division III single-season list. Additionally, Spree became the fourth player in Simpson history to amass 1,000 career kills and digs. 
 

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