Nicole Trnka, St. Olaf College

9/11/2000

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Sept. 11, 2000

Nicole Trnka, St. Olaf College
Jr., MB, 5-10 (Morristown, Minn. - Bethlehem Academy)

St. Olaf College's Nicole Trnka, a 5-10 junior middle blocker, has been chosen as the AVCA/Sports Imports Division III National Player of the Week. She paced St. Olaf to a 4-0 record with wins over Wisconsin-Superior, Bethel, Augsburg and Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Trnka, who contributed 20 or more kills in three of the four matches, tallied averages of 5.8 kills, 2.87 digs and 0.67 blocks per game, while hitting at a .416 percentage in 15 games. She produced a week-high 25 kills and 13 digs to go with a .469 hitting percentage in a three-game win over UW-Eau Claire. Earlier in the week, she accounted for 23 kills, 10 digs, three blocks and a .525 hitting percentage versus Bethel. Trnka, with three double-doubles on the week, also chipped in 21 kills, 12 digs and six blocks against Wisconsin-Superior.

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