Sept. 2, 2003

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.- WASHINGTON outside hitter Sanja Tomasevic has been named Pac-10 Volleyball Player of the Week for Aug. 25-Sept. 1, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Tomasevic, a junior from Uzice, Yugoslavia, earned MVP honors at the Badger Invitational as she led the Huskies to the tournament title with three 18-kill performances. Tomasevic averaged 8.22 points per game, 6.00 kills per game with a .485 hitting percentage, while adding nine aces (1.00 sapg), 16 digs (1.78 dpg) and 11 blocks (1.22 bpg). Against University of Missouri-Kansas City, she had a career-best five aces and made just one error in 31 attacks for a .548 hitting percentage. Against New Hampshire, she hit .720 with 18 kills and no errors in 25 attempts, while adding 10 digs, three blocks and two aces. In the upset of host No.17 Wisconsin, she recorded 18 kills, tallied six blocks, four digs and a pair of aces.

The 3-0 start for Washington vaulted the Huskies into the rankings, appearing at No. 23 in this week's USA Today/AVCA poll.

This is the first weekly honor for Tomasevic, Washington's 12th Player of the Week honor all-time.

2003 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Sept. 2-Sanja Tomasevic, Jr. OH, WASH.

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