Emily Adams Named Pac-10 Player Of The Week

Oct. 4, 2004

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - USC middle blocker Emily Adams has been named Pac-10 Volleyball Player of the Week for Sept. 27-Oct. 3, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Adams, a senior from Phoenix, Ariz., hit at a combined .583 clip while leading No. 3 USC to wins at Arizona State and No. 17 Arizona. Against the Sun Devils, Adams was error-free with 13 kills off of 22 attacks for a .591 hitting percentage. She also led both teams with six blocks. Adams followed that up with a match-high 14.5 points, four blocks, two aces and a .571 attack percentage against the Wildcats.

Adams collected 23 kills (3.83 kpg) and 10 blocks (1.67 bpg) on the weekend, while recording just two errors. She is the 2004 Pac-10 leader in hitting percentage at .445, and is currently first on USC's career hitting percentage list (.431).

The Women of Troy (8-2, 3-1) continue Pac-10 play this week at home against Stanford and California.

This is the third weekly honor for Adams, and USC's 34th Player of the Week all-time.

2004 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Sept. 7- Lauren Westendorf, ORE; Sept. 13- Jennifer Abernathy, ARIZ; Sept. 20- Ogonna Nnamani, STAN; Sept. 27- Sanja Tomasevic, WASH; Oct. 4- Emily Adams, USC.

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