Abshire, Henry Win A-10 Awards
Sept. 24, 2012
Abshire, who wins her first-ever DPOW away, finished the week with 52 digs (17 vs. Pittsburgh, 24 vs. VCU and 11 vs. Charlotte). A 2011 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team member, Abshire is currently fifth in the A-10 with 233 digs.
Henry, who wins her third Rookie of the Week award of the year, recorded match-highs in all three of the Dukes' wins (37 vs. Pittsburgh, 42 vs. VCU and 22 vs. Charlotte). She is currently third in the A-10 with 579 assists.
Duquesne, winners of four straight matches, will embark on a four-match road trip beginning on Sept. 28th at Saint Louis. The following day, the Dukes travel to A-10 newcomer Butler. Oct. 5th Duquesne travels to George Washington before heading to Morgantown to face West Virginia the next day. The next home match is Oct. 12th versus Temple.