Stephanie Samedy and Samantha Seliger-Swenson both received Big Ten weekly conference honors, announced today by the league office.
Minnesota freshman opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy (Clermont, Fla.) was named Co-Big Ten Player of the Week and Co-Freshman of the Week.
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Played for East Ridge High School and Top Select Volleyball Academy • ranked as the No. 5 overall recruit by Prepvolleyball.com • named a First Team Under Armour All-American • played with the USA Youth National Team and USA Junior National Team • was also a two-time AAU Junior National All-American her sophomore and junior seasons • also garnered all-tournament honors in 2016 • awarded the U14, U16 and U18 Elite team's Most Valuable Player • with the 16 Elite, helped the team to a second-place finish in the ESPN Wide World of Sports and won the Mid East qualifier • named a two-time Bright House Breakfast of Champions Girls Volleyball Athlete of the Year (Central Florida) and a Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-American • two-time Lake County Player of the Year • as a senior, hit .391, had 424 kills, 189 digs, 38 aces and 25 blocks • graduated suma cum laude from East Ridge High School and was on the honor roll all four years.
The daughter of Francine Samedy and Ronald Samedy • born Sept. 27, 1998 • has a younger sister, Victoria • undecided on a major.
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