Pac-12 announces volleyball players of the week
Offensive: Khalia Lanier, SO, USC (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
5.71 kps, .281 pct., 3.29 dps, 4 blocks, 6.5 pps
• Led USC in the last week of regular season contests to a win against #24 Oregon, 3-1, and dropped to #19 UCLA, 3-0. Both teams earned NCAA Tournament bids.
• Posted her seventh and eighth double-doubles of the season.
• Averaged 9.0 kills per set against the Bruins in the regular-season finale (27 in three sets), matching her previous career high.
• Recorded 13 kills, 11 digs and four blocks at Oregon to open the week.
• Earns third Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week honor this season and USC’s 74th all-time weekly nod.
Defensive: Zana Muno, JR, UCLA (Hermosa Beach, Calif.)
32 digs, 5.33 dps
• Helped UCLA gain momentum heading into the postseason with sweeps over NCAA Tournament teams Oregon State and #14 USC.
• Averaged 7.0 digs per set at Oregon State, totaling 21, and became the 24th Bruin to surpass the 1,000-digs club in that contest.
• 11 digs in a sweep at rival USC, her 17th match in a row with double figures digs.
• Earns fourth-career weekly honor and second Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week nod this season for UCLA’s 83rd all-time weekly award.
Freshman: Jenny Mosser, FR, UCLA (Lakeville, Minn.)
3.50 kps, .190 pct. 2.17 dps, 4.2 pps
• Led UCLA to sweeps over Oregon State and #14 USC both of which made the NCAA Tournament.
• One-of-three players in the well-balanced Bruins attack to record double figures in kills in both victories.
• To go with her 10 kills in a win at OSU, also added eight digs and five blocks.
• Posted 11 kills, five digs and two blocks in a road victory against the Trojans.
• Earns first Pac-12 Freshman of the Week nod and UCLA’s ninth honor.
Offensive: Paige Whipple, ARIZ; Oluoma Okaro, ASU; Taylor Agost, ORE; Mary-Kate Marshall, OSU; Kathryn Plummer, STAN; Madeleine Gates, UCLA; Bailey Tanner, WASH; Ella Lajos, WSU.
Defensive: Makenna Martin, ARIZ; Halle Harker, ASU; Alex Hojnar, ORE; Grace Massey, OSU; Tami Alade, STAN; Victoria Garrick, USC; Tia Scambray, WASH.
Freshman: Paige Whipple, ARIZ; Griere Hughes, ASU; Brynna Deluzio, COLO; Maddie Goings, OSU; Meghan McClure, STAN; Brooke Botkin, USC.
2017 PAC-12 VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK