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UNI's Piper Thomas gets second MVC Player of the Week

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For the second time this season, University of Northern Iowa junior middle hitter Piper Thomas is the Missouri Valley Conference volleyball player of the week.

The former Jesup star had a stellar week, with a career high 23 kills in a 3-1 victory at Valparasio and 13 kills in the 3-0 sweep of Loyola Saturday.

Thomas led the Panther offense with a .354 hitting percentage and a team-best 36 kills (5.14 kills/set) in the victories. 

She has 234 kills, 5th in the conference right now with a 308 hitting percentage.

The Panthers return home to the McLeod Center this Friday (September 29) and Saturday to take on Bradley (7 p.m.) and Illinois State (7 p.m.).

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