Washington's Christal Morrison Named Pac-10 Volleyball Player of the Week

Oct. 15, 2007

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif.-- Washington outside hitter Christal Morrison has been named the Pac-10 Volleyball Player of the Week for Oct. 8- 14, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Morrison, a senior from Puyallup, Wash., helped the Huskies to a split against No. 10 California and previously unbeaten No. 2 Stanford. In the 3-2 loss to Cal, Morrison had a team-high 21 kills, hit .370 and had eight digs. Against the Cardinal, Morrison recorded 19 kills and 13 digs for her sixth double-double of the year as the Huskies won in five games, 3-2.

Over the weekend, Morrison had 40 kills (4.00 kpg) and 21 digs (2.10 dpg).

This is the fifth weekly honor for Morrison, and Washington's 22nd Pac-10 Player of the Week all-time.

Also Nominated: Sarah Reaves, FR, OH, ASU; Angie Pressey, SR, OH, CAL; Rachel Rourke, SO, OH, OSU; Bryn Kehoe, SR, S, STAN; Ali Daley, JR, OH, UCLA; Taylor Carico, SO, S, USC.

2007 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Sept. 4 - Alix Klineman, STAN; Sept. 10 - Foluke Akinradewo, STAN; Sept. 17 - Asia Kaczor, USC; Sept. 24 - Stevie Mussie, WASH; Oct. 1 - Foluke Akinradewo, STAN; Oct. 8 - Cynthia Barboza, STAN; Oct. 15- Christal Morrison, WASH.

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