COLUMBUS, Ohio / FRISCO, Texas – The Atlanta Vibe have started the season with two wins and have now earned the first award in league history as Alli Linnehan has been recognized as the first Pro Volleyball Federation Player of the Week.
The outside hitter started every set of both five-set matches for the Vibe, posting 2.0 kills per set in the victories over Omaha and Orlando. She led the team with 23 digs in the team’s win over the Valkyries, the most of any Atlanta outside hitter this past week.
Linnehan also tallied two blocks at Omaha and three at Orlando, also the highest mark of any Vibe player over the two-match span. In those two matches overall, she finished with 39 digs, 20 kills and two assists while recording a total of 26 points.
The native of Floyds Nobs, Ind. also scored the first point in the history of Pro Volleyball Federation with a kill on Omaha’s home floor in a match where she went on finish with 13 kills overall.
Pro Volleyball Federation action continues in week two as Atlanta opens it home slate by hosting the San Diego Mojo on Thursday, February 1, followed by San Diego then traveling to Omaha on Saturday, February 3.
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