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Zimmerman, a sophomore, had a career-high 18 kills in Friday's four-set win over Marquette and had 17 kills, five digs, three blocks and an ace in the victory over DePaul.
Hickman had 10 blocks and seven kills on .333 hitting against Marquette. In the Jays' win over DePaul, the junior had 10 blocks and six kills.
Davis had her first career double-double against DePaul with 13 kills, two aces and a season-high 11 digs. This is the 10th time in the past 12 weeks that Davis has earned Big East freshman of the week honors.
Brittany Witt is the only player on a current Top 25 team who’s averaging more than five digs per set (5.08) and she’s on pace to become the Jays’ all-time career leader in digs. Yet a couple weeks ago, Witt used the lulls between her practice reps to carefully diagnosis every part of her technique.
When Creighton coach Greg McDermott started outlining traits to consider in applicants for CU’s open assistant job, he concluded that one particular area of expertise had to be prioritized. He wanted a coach who excelled at connecting with players.