Tom Tegethoff, Ball State University

4/29/2002

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Tom Tegethoff, Ball State University
Senior, Outside Hitter, 6-6 (St. Louis, Mo. - Vianney High School)

Tom Tegethoff, a 6-6 senior outside hitter for NCAA Tournament-bound Ball State University (23-7), has been named the AVCA/Sports Imports Division I-II National Player of the Week for leading the Cardinals to the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Tournament championship. Tegethoff averaged 4.83 kills and 1.67 digs while hitting .478 for two matches against Lewis and Loyola-Chicago. He hit a career-high .714 in the championship match against Loyola-Chicago with 16 kills and six digs. During the semifinal match against Lewis, Tegethoff notched 13 kills and four digs and played through an ankle injury. He rolled an ankle in game three versus Lewis, but came back to post five kills in the fourth game in a 3-1 victory. Tegethoff was selected the MIVA Tournament Most Valuable Player.

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