Video: UW's Jenna Orlandini named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week

Washington libero Jenna Orlandini picked up her second defensive player of the week award this season after she racked up a career-high 31 digs against Arizona State on Nov. 9. The senior's dig total in a 3-1 win over the Sun Devils was the most by a Husky since Olympian Tamari Miyashiro back in 2009. 

Orlandini was part of a UW defensive unit that held both Arizona schools to just a .089 attacking percentage during a two-game road sweep. In the process, the La Cañada, Calif. native is now third in Washington history on the all-time digs list and is just the 13th player in conference history to tally more than 1,800 digs.

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Orlandini joined Pac-12 Networks' Sarah Kezele to look ahead to the No. 3 Huskies' big-time matchup against No. 4 USC Friday in Seattle and what it was like to have her mom as her high school coach. 

Read more about her performance this past weekend and the other award winners in the Pac-12 Conference's release.

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