Volleyball Player of the Week (9/10/01)
Sept. 10, 2001
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - STANFORD freshman outside hitter Ogonna Nnamani has been named the Pac-10 Player of the Week for September 3 - 9, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Nnamani, from Normal, Ill., paced the Cardinal attack with 44 kills (4.00 kpg) and 30 digs (2.73 dpg) while hitting .384 (44-6-99) for the week. Nnamani's efforts helped lead Stanford to victories over three-ranked opponents.
In the win at No. 4 Penn State, she collected 16 kills, 11 digs and three solo blocks while hitting .341 in the match. Nnamani then earned MVP honors at the Verizona Texas A&M Tournament as she posted 15 kills (.341) and 11 digs in the win over No. 25 Texas, and 13 kills (.387) with seven digs and three blocks against No. 18 Texas A&M.
It's the first time Nnamani has won the honor during her career, the 40th such honor all-time for a Stanford player.
2000 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Sept. 4 - Kristee Porter, UCLA. Sept. 10 - Ogonna Nnamani, STAN.