Carrie DeMange - Duke

10/22/2007

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October 22, 2007

Carrie DeMange - Duke
Senior, Middle Blocker, 6-2 (Springboro, Ohio - Archbishop Alter High School)

Photo courtesy Duke athletics.

Carrie DeMange, a senior middle blocker from then-No. 17 Duke University, has been named this week's Sports Imports/AVCA Division I National Player of the Week after helping her team to wins over two tough conference opponents. In Duke's match against Virginia Tech, DeMange hit .406 while scoring a double-double with 16 kills and 10 digs in the 3-0 win. She also chipped in four total blocks in the victory. She followed that up with an incredible match in Duke's 3-2 win over Virginia.  Against the Cavaliers, DeMange put away a match-high 29 kills, including eight in the deciding game five.  She also scooped up a match-high 28 digs, and narrowly missed a triple-double, adding eight total blocks.  DeMange has now scored a double-double in 13 consecutive matches.  For the week, DeMange hit .381 and averaged 5.62 kills, 4.75 digs and 1.50 blocks per game. DeMange is the first player from Duke University to earn the Sports Imports/AVCA Division I National Player of the Week award. The Blue Devils are coached by Jolene Nagel.

 

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