Reitsma earns first BIG EAST Weekly Honor

New York – For the first time this season, Marquette University outside the hitter Gina Ritsma The league announced on Monday afternoon that it has been named the BIG EAST Conference Freshman of the Week.

Ritsma led Marquette with 22 kills (3.67 per set) in Week 2 as the Golden Eagles secured a share of the BIG EAST regular season title by defeating Georgetown and Villanova. She has stepped into the void at the outer hitter after her recent injuries Hannah Vanden Berg And hop and sprinkle He hit 246 combined with seven aces.

The Michigan native hit .409 with 11 kills in Friday’s win over Georgetown and that followed with 11 more finishes against Villanova along with six holes, three blocks, and a best five serve yards.

The Golden Eagles are ranked second in the 2021 BIG EAST Championship, presented by JEEP, which will be hosted on November 26-27 at the Al McGuire Center. Third seed Marquette will face the Yukon in his first semifinal match on Friday at 12:30 p.m. CST and fourth seed Creighton will face DePaul in his second semifinal at around 3 p.m.

The championship match is scheduled to take place on Saturday at 1:00 pm GMT on FS2.

Marquette Weekly 2021 BIG EAST Weekly Awards:
August 30 Taylor wolf (Offensive Player of the Week)
August 30 Savannah Rainey (honor list)
September 6 Savannah Rainey (honor list)
September 20 Savannah Rainey (honor list)
September 27 Taylor wolf (Offensive Player of the Week)
October 4 Carson Murray (Defensive Player of the Week)
October 11 Taylor wolf (Offensive Player of the Week)
October 18 Taylor wolf (honor list)
October 25 Savannah Rainey (honor list)
November 1 Taylor wolf (honor list)
November 8 hop and sprinkle (honor list)
November 15 – hop and sprinkle (honor list)
November 22 Gina Ritsma (beginner of the week)

November 22 – Ranking update:
Marquette is down two places in the NCAA RPI rankings, and is ranked 16th, behind rival BIG EAST Creighton.

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