MENOMONIE — UW-Stout libero Nicole Bradford (Senior, Ridgeland/Colfax) had her usual solid games as UW-Stout went 3-1 last week, getting 3-0 wins over St. Scholastica, UW-Oshkosh and Illinois Tech. The Blue Devils lost 3-1 at UW-Whitewater. Bradford was selected as the UW-Stout/Northwestern Mutual Athlete of the Week.
Bradford, who finished the week averaging 4.54 digs per set, had 14 digs against St. Scholastica, Oct. 7. In a four set match against the Warhawks, Bradford had 20 digs and four service aces. Bradford recorded 16 digs against Oshkosh and nine in limited action against Illinois Tech.
Bradford, a team captain, is averaging 4.33 digs per set, good for sixth in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) and is ninth in servce aces with 0.76. For the season, Bradford has 338 digs and 21 service aces.