UW Volleyball's Sanja Tomasevic Named MVP of Idaho Tournament

Sept. 14, 2003

MOSCOW, Idaho- Junior outside hitter Sanja Tomasevic (Uzice, Yugoslavia) was named Most Valuable Player of the Idaho Volleyball Tournament after leading the Huskies to their third straight tournament title in as many weeks. Tomasevic has earned MVP honors in all three tournaments.

Tomasevic averaged 6.20 kills per game and a .431 hitting percentage as Washington defeated Idaho and Northern Arizona to take the tournament championship. She averaged 7.20 points per game with 31 kills, 16 digs, three aces and three blocks.

Sophomore libero Candace Lee (Eugene, Ore.) was named to the all-tournament team as she logged 26 digs (4.33 dpg), including a 21-dig performance against Idaho. It was her second all-tournament nod in a row.

Freshman setter Courtney Thompson (Kent, Wash.) also picked up all-tournament honors for the second time this season. She dished 79 assists (13.17 apg), including 50 assists against Idaho.

Also selected to the all-tournament team were Idaho's Mandy Becker and Anna-Marie Hammond and NAU's Ellie Butterfield.

Washington will makes its home and Pac-10 debuts this Thursday, Sept. 18, when it takes on Arizona State at 7 p.m. The Huskies will also face Arizona on Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.

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