Tech’s Jonynas named GLIAC Player of the Week

Michigan Tech’s Anna Jonynas in action on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, against Minnesota State in Houghton, Mich. (David Archambeau/For the Gazette)

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech senior Anna Jonynas has been named the GLIAC Volleyball North Division Player of the Week the league announced on Monday (Sept. 13).

Jonynas led the Huskies to a 4-0 weekend at the Illinois Springfield Capital Classic. She tallied 52 kills on the weekend, averaging 4.7 per set while hitting .314. Jonynas added 47 digs (3.6 per set) and four aces. She had double-doubles against McKendree (10 kills, 15 digs) and No. 8 Norwest Missouri State (16 kills, 21 digs). She added 10 kills versus Lake Erie and 16 kills against Illinois Springfield.

Jonynas ranks fifth in the GLIAC in kills per set (3.59), 11th in digs per set (3.45), and 12th in hitting percentage (.265). She is sixth in all-time digs in Michigan Tech program history (1,438) and 12th in career kills (897).

Tech is 5-3 on the season and hosts Grand Valley State Friday, Davenport Saturday, and Ferris State Sunday to open GLIAC play at the SDC Gym.


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