Sports Imports/AVCA Division III Men's National Player of the Week
March 20, 2012
Randy Hansen - Carthage College
Senior, Outside Hitter, 6-0 (Oak Lawn, Ill. - Oak Lawn High School)
Photo courtesy Carthage Athletics
Randy Hansen, a 6-0 senior outside hitter for No. 3 Carthage College, has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Men's Division III National Player of the Week. Hansen led the Red Men to a perfect 5-0 last week with wins over four top-15 teams in the AVCA Coaches Poll. He had a double-double last week against No. 8 Nazareth (15 kills and 11 digs) and No. 4 Juniata (20 kills and 18 digs). The other two ranked wins came against No. 5 NYU and No. 12 Elmira where he combined for another 28 kills, 15 digs and an average hitting percentage of .462. For the week, the Illinois native averaged 4.75 kills, 5.62 points and 3.06 digs per set while hitting .466. This is the eighth time a Carthage men's volleyball player has been named a Sports Imports/AVCA Player of the Week and the second for Hansen, who also won the award the week of January 31st of this year. The Red Men are coached by L.J. Marx.