IRVINE, Calif.—University of Hawai’i women’s volleyball player, Kate Lang earned a record fourth-straight Big West Setter of the Week award after distributing 134 assists and averaging 13.40 assists/set this past week in the Fight in the Fort tournament in Fort Worth, Texas. It is her seventh career Setter of the Week honor.
Lang, a Keller, Texas-native, returned to her home state and helped direct the Rainbow Wahine to a 2-1 record with wins over Western Carolina and Florida State and a tough loss to host team, TCU. She had over 40 assists in every match and was in on six blocks.
In Hawai’i’s opener against TCU, she issued 54 assists with eight digs and two blocks. She had a set percentage of .374.
After falling to the Horned Frogs to begin the tournament, the Wahine bounced back with a sweep over Western Carolina in which Lang directed the offense to a season-high .345 team hitting percentage with a season-low 10 hitting errors. She posted 40 assists averaging 15.00 assists/set with a .460 set percentage in 87 chances.
In UH’s non-conference and tourney finale vs. Florida State, she had 45 assists with a .391 set percentage while averaging 15.0 assist/set for the second-straight match. Lang notched her fifth double-double with 10 digs.
Currently, Lang leads the BW and is No. 11 in the NCAA with 10.98 assists/set.
Last year was the inaugural season for the Big West Setter of the Week award. Long Beach State’s Zayna Meyer earned the award four times but not sequentially, while Lang picked up three in 2022. Dating back to last season, Lang has won the last five-straight Setter of the Week awards—including the first four this season.
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