Vikings' Schiferl earns MCVL honor
After leading Augustana's first-year men's volleyball program to its first-ever conference win, libero Matthew Schiferl was named Wednesday as the defensive player of the week in the Midwest Collegiate Volleyball League.
The freshman from Arlington Heights, Illinois, was honored after recording 19 digs and one setting assist in a 35-33, 22-25, 22-25, 28-26, 15-13 win over Loras. Schiferl has 216 digs in 73 sets, averaging 2.96 digs per set for the Vikings.
DeRezende receives CCIW award
Caio DeRezende of Augustana was named Wednesday as the men's tennis player of the week in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin.
The freshman from Sao Paulo, Brazil, went 4-0 last week for the Vikings, winning at No. 2 singles in a dual against Illinois Tech and No. 1 singles in a dual at Grinnell in addition to teaming with freshman Tom Friberg for a pair of wins at No. 3 doubles in the two duals. DeRezende leads Augustana with a 12-7 mark in singles and an 11-3 record in doubles play.