Sept. 5, 2011
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MILWAUKEE - Freshman setter Chelsea Heier of the Marquette University women's volleyball team was named the BIG EAST Conference Freshman of the Week after helping MU to a pair of victories over South Dakota and Creighton.
The San Clemente, Calif., native averaged 12.86 assists per set, including a career-high 56 in a four-set match against Northern Illinois on Saturday.
Heier orchestrated a Golden Eagle offense that hit .345 in the win over South Dakota and .313 against NIU.
The Golden Eagles return to the Al McGuire Center for their first home match of the season on Friday, Sept. 9 against Southern Miss at 1 p.m. MU will also host Akron on Friday before heading to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Saturday for the final match of the Marquette/Milwaukee Invitational.