Pac-12 announces volleyball players of the week
Offensive: Khalia Lanier, SO, USC (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
4.22 kps, .319 pct., 2.56 dps, 4.8 pps
• Led USC to wins over a pair of ranked opponents last week, defeating #15 Utah, 3-1, and #25 Colorado in a five-set thriller.
• Powered the Trojans offense with 38 kills for a 4.22 kills per set average and a .319 hitting percentage.
• Tallied her sixth double-double of the season with 21 kills and 14 digs against the Buffaloes for the 22nd of her career.
• Recorded four service aces (three in a row) in the win over the Buffs, hitting over .300 in each match.
• Earns second Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week honor of the season for USC’s 73rd all-time weekly award.
Defensive: Grace Massey, FR, Oregon State (Beaverton, Ore.)
36 digs, 4.5 dps
• Led Oregon State to victories over Arizona, 3-0, and Arizona State, 3-2, for a complete season-sweep of the Arizona schools for the first time since 1990.
• Averaged 4.50 digs per set, added four assists and a service ace.
• Registered 18 digs in each of the Beavers' wins over the weekend and helped OSU to its first sweep in the desert since 1993.
• Picks up second Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week nod of the season and 23rd all-time weekly honor for Oregon State.
Freshman: Kylee McLaughlin, FR, Oregon State (Carrollton, Texas)
10.25 aps, .375 pct., 2.38 dps, 3 blk
• Directed the Beavers' offense to a pair of wins last week over Arizona, 3-0, and Arizona State, 3-2.
• Tallied 35 assists in a sweep of Arizona, the first OSU win in Tucson since 1993.
• Led the Beavers to a five-set victory at ASU, an effort that included a career-high five kills and contributed 47 assists and 14 digs.
• Helped Oregon State to wins in eight of the last 10 matches.
• Earns second Pac-12 Freshman of the Week award and the Beavers’ 10th all-time freshman nod.
Offensive: Kendra Dahlke, ARIZ; Oluoma Okaro, ASU; Taylor Agost, ORE; Maddie Goings, OSU; Madeleine Gates, UCLA; Adora Anae, UTAH; Kathryn Plummer, STAN; Crissy Jones, WASH; Taylor Mims, WSU.
Defensive: Kendra Dahlke, ARIZ; Makenna Martin, ARIZ; Halle Harker, ASU; Alex Hojnar, ORE; Morgan Hentz, STAN; Madeleine Gates, UCLA; Victoria Garrick, USC; Tia Scambray, WASH; Alexis Dirige, WSU.
Freshman: Candice Denny, ARIZ; Griere Hughes, ASU; Meghan McClure, STAN; Jenny Mosser, UCLA; Brooke Botkin, USC; Lauren Sanders, WASH.
2017 PAC-12 VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK