Pac-12 Women's Volleyball Players of the Week

Offensive: Alexa Smith, JR, Colorado (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
4.56 kps, 3.33 dps, .241 pct, 46.5 pts
• Led the Buffs to a perfect 3-0 record last week beating Xavier (3-1) Albany (3-0), and Colorado State (3-2) in the final week of non-conference play.
• Averaged a team-best 4.56 kills per set and contributed 3.33 digs per set.
• Recorded her third and fourth double-double of the season, picking up 16 kills and 15 digs against Xavier, and tallying 25 kills and 15 digs against CSU.
• Team-high 25 kills in CU’s comeback victory over No. 22 Colorado State the third most by a Pac-12 player this season.
• First-career player of the week honor and seventh all-time for CU.

Defensive: Halle Harker, SR, Arizona State (Bakersfield, Calif.)
6.10 dps, 1.80 aps
• Recorded a match-best 23 digs in the Sun Devils’ 3-1 victory over Houston Baptist.
• Moved into third in career digs (1633) in Arizona State’s program history.
• Led the squad to a clean-sweep three wins over the weekend defeating Lamar (3-0), Houston Baptist (3-1) and UTA (3-0).
• First-career player of the week nod and 22nd all-time for ASU.

Freshmen: Brynna Deluzio, FR, Colorado (Windermere, Fla.)
2.83 dps, 11.92 aps, .926 pct, 13 pts
• Guided the Buffs to a 3-0 record last weekend over Xavier (3-1), Albany (3-0) and intra-state rival Colorado State (3-2).
• Posted two double-doubles against XU (55 assists, 15 digs) and CSU (55 assists, 13 digs).
• Recorded four blocks, four kills and two aces in CU’s first road win at No. 22 Colorado State since 1995.
• First-ever Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honor for Colorado.

ALSO NOMINATED
Offensive: Paige Whipple, ARIZ; Oluoma Okaro, ASU; Mary-Kate Marshall, OSU; Kathryn Plummer, STAN; Reily Buechler, UCLA; Brittany Abercrombie, USC; Tawnee Luafalemana, UTAH; Courtney Schwan, WASH; Taylor Mims, WSU.
Defensive: Devyn Cross, ARIZ; Gabby Carta-Samuels, COLO; Kayla Ellis, OSU; Audriana Fitzmorris, STAN; Sarah Sponcil, UCLA; Victoria Garrick, USC; Marion Hazelwood, WASH; Alexis Dirige, WSU.
Freshman: Paige Whipple, ARIZ; Griere Hughes, ASU; Preslie Anderson, CAL; Maddie Goings, OSU; Meghan McClure, STAN; Daley Krage, USC; Jenny Mosser, UCLA; Dani Barton, UTAH; Lauren Sanders, WASH.

2017 PAC-12 VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

  Offensive Defensive Freshman
Aug. 28 Khalia Lanier, USC Mac May, UCLA
Sept. 4 Mary-Kate Marshall, OSU Tawnee Luafalemana, UTAH Dani Barton, UTAH
Sept. 11 Taylor Agost, ORE Berkeley Oblad, UTAH Mima Mirkovic, CAL
Sept. 18 Alexa Smith, COLO Halle Harker, ASU Brynna Deluzio,COLO