SIOUX FALLS – South Dakota junior outside hitter Sami Slaughter has been named the Summit League co-offensive player of the week, the league announced Tuesday.

Slaughter, a native of Harrisburg, South Dakota, earns her second offensive player of the week honor this season. She totaled 32 kills in two matches, averaging 4.00 kills per set as the Coyotes remained perfect in the Summit League with wins over Omaha and Denver.

Slaughter had 16 kills apiece in both wins, hitting .256 against Omaha and .414 against Denver

This season Slaughter is averaging 3.45 kills per set.

"Sami has done a great job of challenging herself these past few weeks," coach Leanne Williamson said. "This weekend she really looked like herself and led our team to two huge wins.

'She bought into the game plan and played at a high level throughout the weekend."

The Coyotes, 23-1 overall and 12-0 in Summit League, play their final two home games of the regular season on Tuesday against South Dakota State and Friday against North Dakota State.


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