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North Nets Northwest Conference Volleyball Honor

Samantha North (16)
Samantha North (16)

Samantha North was named to an all-tournament team for the second straight weekend and as a result has earned Northwest Conference Student-Athlete of the Week honors.

North (Gig Harbor, Wash. / Gig Harbor HS), a sophomore setter, averaged 10.8 assists, nearly 3.1 digs and 1.5 kills per set to help the 20th-ranked Lutes finish with a 3-1 record at the Colorado College Classic in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The reigning AVCA West Region Freshman of the Year and a 2011 all-conference first team pick, North currently leads the Northwest Conference with 10.3 assists per set.

She and her PLU teammates will open their conference and home schedule at 7 p.m. Friday when they host defending NWC champion Whitworth on Names Family Court in Olson Auditorium.

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