Amber Holmquist, University of Nebraska

11/25/2002

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Nov. 25, 2002

Amber Holmquist, University of Nebraska
Sr., Middle Blocker, 6-4, (Houston, Texas - Alief Hastings H.S.)

Amber Holmquist, a 6-4 senior middle blocker for fifth-ranked University of Nebraska (26-1), has been chosen the AVCA/Sports Imports Division I National Player of the Week. Holmquist led the Huskers to a 2-0 week, averaging 5.17 kills per game with a .622 hitting percentage. She produced 31 kills on 45 attempts with just three errors. Holmquist registered 13 total blocks for a 2.17 per game average and accounted for 39 points (6.50 per game) on the week. She collected 16 kills and 11 blocks, while hitting .700 in a sweep of Kansas. Holmquist recorded 15 kills and hit .560 in a 3-0 road victory over Baylor. She leads the Big 12 Conference in blocks per game (2.19) and hitting percentage (.440) and was selected as the league's player of the week for her performance. The Huskers are undefeated in the Big 12 at 18-0 with one weekend of conference play remaining in the 2002 season.

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