Bridgett Knobbe

Bridgett Knobbe

 The Dakota Wesleyan University Tiger Athlete of the Week is Bridgett Knobbe, it was announced by the DWU athletic department Monday.

 The Norfolk, Neb., native tallied her second highest total for assists this season with 51 against Presentation College in a four-set victory. She also finished with 117 assists on the week after recording 33 assists against No. 11 University of Jamestown and 33 against (RV) Briar Cliff University.

 Knobbe added 37 digs on the week, highlighted by 20 digs against Presentation. She also finished with seven total blocks on the week.

 The junior setter leads the team with 25 service aces on the season and ranks fifth nationally with 857 assists on the season. She also ranks sixth in the NAIA with 11.1 assists per set. Knobbe ranks second in the GPAC in assists per set and leads the conference in total assists on the season.

 The Tigers play two games on the road this week against Waldorf University on Friday and versus No. 22 Dordt University on Saturday.