Jeff Ptak, IPFW

3/24/2003

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Jeff Ptak, IPFW
Senior, Outside Hitter, 6-5 (
Hamburg, N.Y. - Frontier High School)

 

Jeff Ptak, a 6-5 senior outside hitter for IPFW (9-7, 6-5 MIVA), has been selected the AVCA/Sports Imports Division I/II Men's National Player of the Week. Ptak pounded a career-high 43 kills in IPFW's 3-1 (36-34, 28-30, 30-24, 30-28) win over 12th-ranked Loyola-Chicago. It is the best single-match performance by a men's collegiate player in the nation this year. He added six digs in the contest, while hitting .603 (43-5-63). Ptak recorded 10 kills while hitting .692 and adding three digs in a sweep at Division III sixth-ranked Clarke (30-23, 30-17, 30-17). He totaled 53 kills for an 8.83 kills per game average and nine digs for a 1.50 digs per game average, while hitting .618 on the week. Ptak has had double-figure kills in his last four matches and in 10 of 14 matches this season.

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