Nhyof, a freshman middle blocker, posted 59 kills, 4.21 kills per game and a .328 hitting percentage to lead her Lady Chanticleers to a 2-1 record on the week with wins over regional power the College of Charleston and Big South foe UNC Asheville. She got her week started with 17 kills and a .500 hitting percentage as Coastal Carolina downed the Lady Cougars on Oct. 31. On Nov. 4, the middle blocker put away 22 kills, two aces and hit .360 in CCUs 3-1 win over the second-place Lady Bulldogs. She finished her week with 20 kills against Birmingham-Southern on Nov. 5. Defensively, she posted 17 digs for the Lady Chanticleers to go along with five blocks.
This is the second honor earned by Nyhof in the 2006, she was named New Balance Freshman of the Week as announced by the Big South Conference on Monday, September 25. Nyhof currently leads the team in kills tallying 343 kills with a .198 hitting percentage. She has also been responsible for 391 total points with 169 digs and 65 blocks.
Also nominated for volleyball Player of the Week for Week 11: Sarah Harris (Birmingham-Southern), Jenni Shepherd (Charleston Southern), Jamie Kaufman (High Point), Autum Black (Liberty), Josie Hanners (Radford), Ashley Wrightenberry (UNC Asheville) and Taryn Surbaugh (Winthrop).
Also nominated for volleyball Freshman of the Week for Week 11: Caitlin Dees (Birmingham-Southern), Meagan Tracey (Coastal Carolina), Audie Gonzalez (High Point), Kallie Corbin (Liberty) and Raquel Miotto (UNC Asheville).
The Lady Chanticleers return to action on Friday, November 11 as they host Charleston Southern in both teams final Big South Conference Match at 7 p.m.