Pac-12 announces volleyball players of the week
Offensive: Mac May, SO, UCLA (Dubuque, Iowa)
3.5 kps, .214 pct., 1.3 dps, 0.30 bps, 3.8 pps
•Led UCLA to two victories over ranked opponents - No. 12 Baylor (3-2) and No. 19 San Diego (3-2).
• Set a career high of 21 kills against Baylor, hitting .315 and coming up just one dig shy of a double-double, tying a personal best.
• Recorded a match-high 14 kills against San Diego, adding four digs and an ace.
• It is the third-career weekly honor for May and the 84th all-time for UCLA.
Defensive: Claire Martin, SR, WSU (Bremerton, Wash.)
1.75 bps, 2.5 pps, 1.63 kps
• Guided Washington State to back-to-back wins over No. 17 Northern Iowa, posting 1.75 blocks per set.
• Contributed 10 blocks in the first win over Northern Iowa on Friday, leading a Cougar blocking effort that finished the match with 17 total blocks, the most since posting 19 total blocks Nov. 11, 2016.
• Became just the second Cougar to record 400 career block assists and moves into second place all-time for WSU with 407 career block assists.
• Recorded four blocks and 10 kills in the second match vs. UNI.
• Second-career Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week honor for Martin and the 32nd all-time honor for Washington State.
Freshman: Raquel Lazaro, FR, USC (Cordoba, Spain)
11.0 aps, 2.36 dps, 0.64 bps
• Led the Trojans to a 2-1 record over the weekend at the Bubly Invitational in Gainesville, Fla., and was named to the All-Tournament Team.
• Guided the Trojans to an upset-road win over No. 4 Florida (3-1), contributing 41 assists, nine digs and a service ace.
• Logged her second-career double-double with 42 assists and 10 digs in a 3-1 loss to UCF.
• Posted a career-high four service aces and a .500 hitting percentage to lead the Trojans to a 3-0 sweep of Louisville.
• This is Lazaro’s second-consecutive freshman of the week honor and the 16th all-time rookie honor for USC.
Offensive: Kendra Dahlke, ARIZ; Alyse Ford, ASU; Preslie Anderson, CAL; Alexa Smith, COLO; Sumeet Gill, ORE; Amy Underdown, OSU; Audriana Fitzmorris, STAN; Brooke Botkin, USC; Bailey Choy, UTAH; Kara Bajema, WASH; Taylor Mims, WSU.
Defensive: Courtney Leffel, ASU; Justine Spann, COLO; Ronika Stone, ORE; Grace Massey, OSU; Morgan Hentz, STAN; Madeline Gates, UCLA; Victoria Garrick, USC; Phoebe Grace, UTAH; Kara Bajema, WASH.
Freshman: Avital Jaloba, ASU; Brooke Nuneviller, ORE; Maddie Sheehan, OSU; Holly Campbell, STAN; Devon Chang, UCLA; Phoebe Grace, UTAH; Ella May Powell, WASH.
2018 PAC-12 VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
|Aug. 27||Brooke Botkin, USC||Grace Massey, OSU||Raquel Lazaro, USC|
|Sep. 3||Mac May, UCLA||Claire Martin, WSU||Raquel Lazaro, USC|
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