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Top Performers of the Week: October 29 -- November 3

Middle blocker Rachel Dyer leads the MWC and ranks among the top 10 in the nation in hitting percentage. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

The Top Performers of the Week feature highlights the top athletes of each sport currently in play. Check back each week to see which athletes are standing out in Cougar sports.

Rachel Dyer -- Volleyball -- Junior -- Encinitas, Calif.

BYU middle blocker Rachel Dyer was instrumental in BYU's two victories last week, posting 3.57 kills on .452 hitting to go along with 2.14 blocks per game in seven total games. She began the week with 13 kills and seven blocks at TCU on Thursday night, helping the Cougars record their 10th sweep of the season. She followed up that performance with 12 kills, tying for team-high honors, on .625 hitting at New Mexico while recording eight rejections to help BYU post a four-game win over the Lobos and avenge a home loss earlier this season. Dyer's 2.14 blocks per game helped the Cougars post 4.07 rejections per game as a team on the week. The victories also put distance between the Cougars, now 9-4 in the MWC, and the Lobos and Horned Frogs, who were both just one match behind BYU heading into the week. Dyer has now posted double-digit kills in 17 of 23 matches and hit above .500 nine times while leading BYU in blocks 12 times this season. On the year, Dyer leads the MWC and ranks among the top 10 in the nation in hitting percentage at .425 while ranking among the top 10 in the league in blocks with 1.30.

Harvey Unga -- Football -- Freshman -- Provo, Utah

Harvey Unga rushed 11 times for 51 yards against CSU giving him a season total of 735 yards rushing on the season. Unga has now surpassed Ronney Jenkins' freshman record of 733 yards. Unga has a team-leading 735 yards rushing on the season, averaging 91.9 yards per game. All totaled, Unga accounts for 46 percent of BYU's total rushing attempts and 65 percent of the team's total rushing yards. Unga was credited with 161 total yards on the day, including three receptions for 110 yards.

Neal Hamilton -- Swimming -- Alameda, Calif.

Neal Hamilton won both the 200 and 400-yard IM over the weekend at the Lincoln Shootout. Not only did Hamilton take first in the 400 IM but he also set an Anteater Aquatics Complex pool record with a time of 3:57.44. That 400 IM time is also the fastest time in the MWC this season in that race. In the 200 IM he recorded a time of 1:52.81. Hamilton also swam in the 200 and 500 freestyle and the 200 butterfly.

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