USC's Debora Seilhamer Named Pac-10 Volleyball Player of the Week

Nov. 15, 2004

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - USC Libero Debora Seilhamer has been named Pac-10 Volleyball Player of the Week for Nov. 8-14, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced.

Seilhamer, a sophomore from Ponce, Puerto Rico, led the Trojans to a five-game victory at No. 16 UCLA, recording a school record 45 digs along the way. In a defensive match in which both teams posted sub-.200 attack percentages, Seilhamer's 9.00 digs-per-game keyed the Trojans' efforts. In addition to setting a school record, Seilhamer's 45 digs were good for second in Pac-10 History.

With 373 digs in 72 games this season, Seilhamer is averaging 5.18 digs-per-game, a mark that would be a school record if the season ended today.

The No. 6 Trojans host Oregon and Oregon State this weekend

This is the first weekly honor for Seilhamer, and USC's 35th 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; Oct. 11 - Ogonna Nnamani, STAN; Oct. 18 - Christal Morrison, WASH; Oct. 25 -Chrissie Zartman, UCLA; Nov.1 - Angie Pressey, CAL; Nov. 8 - Ogonna Nnamani, STAN; Nov. 15- Debora Seilhamer, USC.