FARMINGTON, Utah — Montana State libero Allyssa Rizzo was selected the Big Sky Conference defensive player of the week for volleyball.

Rizzo, from Crestwood, Illinois, was named to the Arkansas Classic all-tournament team last week after averaging 6.23 digs per set. Against Northwestern State, she fell just one save shy of Montana State’s single-match record with 37 digs.

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Against Arkansas, she logged 26 digs, and against Little Rock registered 18 more. Rizzo also became just the fourth player in MSU history to surpass the 1,500-dig plateau.

Southern Utah’s Shannon Webb was chosen the Big Sky offensive player of the week. Webb had 57 total kills as the Thunderbirds went 3-0 at the Utah State Invitational.

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