Massey Named Team MVP; Tkachenko Tabbed Team Most Improved
CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State volleyball team announced its team awards on Sunday.
Senior Grace Massey was named the team's most valuable player, while freshman Kateryna Tkachenko earned most improved player.
Massey finished first on the Beavers with 18 service aces, 261 digs, and 4.21 digs per set. She posted 57 assists on the year, second-most on the team. The senior libero recorded career-highs this season of assists per set (0.92) and service aces per set (0.29).
The Beaverton, Ore. native, is second in the Pac-12 with her 4.21 digs per set and is sixth with 261 total digs. She made an appearance in 62 of OSU's 69 sets this season.
Tkachenko played in all 69 sets this season, tallying 177 kills and 2.57 kills per set, both second-best on Oregon State. She finished the year with 19 blocks, 0.28 blocks per set, 98 digs, and 1.42 digs per set.
The freshman outside hitter's 177 kills is 16th best in the conference and she is 23rd with her 2.57 kills per set. She recorded double-digit kills in eight matches.
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