Stanford's Cynthia Barboza Named Pac-10 Volleyball Player of the Week

Sept. 11, 2006

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.-- STANFORD outside hitter Cynthia Barboza has been named the Pac-10 Volleyball Player of the Week for Sept. 4 - 10, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Barboza, a sophomore from Long Beach, Calif., led the Cardinal to a three-match sweep at the Waikiki Marriott Challenge, including a 3-0 win over host No.9 Hawai'i.

For the tournament, Barboza hit .471, including .532 against Fairfield without tallying a single attack error. In Stanford's final match of the tournament, Barboza notched 15 kills, three blocks, and recorded a career-high four service aces against Hawai'i.

This is the first weekly honor for Barboza, and Stanford's 56th Pac-10 Player of the Week all-time.

Also Nominated: Angie Pressey, JR, OH, CAL; Erin Little, SR, OH, ORE; Rachel Rourke, FR, OH, OSU; Nellie Spicer, SO, S, UCLA; Asia Kazcor, JR, OH, USC; Christal Morrison, JR, OH, WASH; Kelly Rosin, SR, OH, WSU

2006 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Aug. 28 - Angie Pressey, CAL; Sept. 5 - Nana Meriwether, UCLA; Sept. 11 - Cynthia Barboza, STAN