California's Angie Pressey Named Pac-10 Player of the Week

Sept. 26, 2005

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - California outside hitter Angie Pressey has been named Pac-10 Volleyball Player of the Week for Sept. 19 - Sept. 26, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Pressey, a sophomore from Heathrow, Fla., helped the No. 25 Golden Bears to its first ever sweep of the southern California schools. She led the team with 19 kills in Cal's victory over No. 13 UCLA, the school's first in 48 meetings. She added a team-high 21 kills in the win over No. 12 USC. In addition, she recorded two aces, 21 digs (2.63 dpg) and four blocks (0.50 bpg) over the weekend.

Pressey has led the Bears in kills in nine of 11 matches played this season.

The Bears (9-2, 2-0) will continue Pac-10 play in Oregon this weekend against Oregon (Sept. 29) and Oregon State (Sept. 30).

This is Pressey's second weekly honor and Cal's 21st Player of the Week honor all-time.

2005 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Sept. 6- Jennifer Abernathy, ARIZ; Sept. 12- Foluke Akrinadewo, STAN; Sept. 19- Courtney Thompson, WASH; Sept. 26- Angie Pressey, CAL.

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