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Barrett named Sports Imports/AVCA Division III Player of the Week

Photo by Bill Hoepner, UWEC Photo
Photo by Bill Hoepner, UWEC Photo

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. ( – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's Arianna Barrett (So.-Lakeville, MN/North) received more recognition this week, this time at the national level as the sophomore was named Sports Imports/AVCA Division III Player of the Week.

AVCA release

Barrett, who also claimed Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week honors, played a key role in the Blugolds' 3-1 win over then-No. 1-ranked Chicago on Saturday. The win capped a 3-0 week for UW-Eau Claire and extended their winning streak to 10 matches.

For the week, Barrett tallied 45 kills while hitting an impressive .415 to average 4.5 kills per set. In addition, she recorded 30 digs to go along with 12 block assists.

Barrett and the Blugolds will host UW-Stevens Point on Thursday for a semifinal matchup in the WIAC Championship (presented by Culver's). Follow the action on Blugold Game Day or on the 'UWEC Blugolds' app from your mobile device.

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