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Saint Francis' Fisher, Harvard's Dow and Shen earn EIVA weekly awards

Saint Francis' Fisher, Harvard's Dow and Shen earn EIVA weekly awards

Michael Fisher of Saint Francis, and Harvard's Trevor Dow and Jason Shen, have been selected for EIVA weekly awards on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. Fisher is the Offensive Player of the Week, and Dow and Shen share honors as the Defensive co-Players of the Week.

Offensive Player of the Week

Michael Fisher, RS-Jr., OH, Saint Francis (Pa.)

Michael returned to the court to put together two impressive performances in a pair of Red Flash wins, a 3-0 sweep of Charleston (W.Va.) and a 3-1 victory against George Mason. Michael totaled 37 kills while hitting .329, and added eight digs, six blocks and three aces. The redshirt junior notched a match-high 20 kills on .417 hitting with six digs and five blocks against the Patriots on Saturday, Feb. 23. The previous night against the Golden Eagles, he had 17 kills while hitting .242 and served up a pair of aces. He had missed most of the previous week’s matches with a knee injury. This is his second EIVA weekly award of the season and career.

Defensive co-Players of the Week

Trevor Dow, Sr., MB, Harvard

Jason Shen, Fr., L, Harvard

The Crimson pair each had huge performances in a Harvard win, as part of a split weekend for the defending EIVA tournament champions. The Crimson fell 3-1 to conference leader Princeton on Friday, Feb. 22, and held off NJIT 3-2 the next night. Against the Highlanders, Trevor put down nine kills on an error-free .692 hitting night, and posted 10 blocks with four solo stuffs. The 10 total blocks ties for the third-best performance nationally this season in a five-set contest. He also had eight kills and two solo blocks against the Tigers. Jason had 19 digs against NJIT, which is tied for second this season nationally in a five-set match. He also made just one service-reception error against NJIT, which entered the weekend ranked third nationally with 1.94 aces per set. One night earlier he had eight digs against the Tigers, and he also finished with six assists for the weekend. This is the first EIVA weekly award of the season and career for both student-athletes.