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For the second time this season, Aberdeen native Laura Babcock was named the North Star Athletic Association's Defender of the week.

Babcock helped lead the Saints to a 5-0 record on the week, including a sweep of the Bobcat Classic in Peru, NE. Behind her stellar defense the Saints were able to win all four matches at the classic in straight sets.

Babcock averaged at least seven digs per set three times during the week. She compiled a total of 109 digs, while averaging 6.8 digs per set. On top of that, she also totalled 12 service aces.