This is the first time in her career that Baughman has earned the award. She is the second Thunder team member to take a weekly award season.
Baughman finished last week's four contests with 164 assists to average 9.1 assists per set as the Thunder went 3-1. She added 17 kills of her own along with four total blocks and 34 digs.
She came up huge in the Thunder's first MIAA victory of the season, a 3-2 win over Adrian College. She finished that contest with 34 assists, 13 digs, four blocks and eight kills. She recorded her second-highest assists total of the week with 42 in the team's 3-1 win over Olivet College.
Trine currently sits at 11-6 overall and 2-0 in the MIAA. They continue their season with another MIAA contest against Alma College on Wednesday, Oct. 2. The contest is set to start at 6:30 p.m.