Pac-12 announces volleyball players of the week

Offensive: Kathryn Plummer, JR, STAN (Aliso Viejo, Calif.)
5.71 KPS, .415 Pct., 6.6 PPS
• Led Stanford offensively to a sweep over No. 5 Penn State and a four-set win against No. 1 Minnesota, averaging 5.71 kills and 6.60 points per set for the weekend.
• Posted a match-high 15 kills on .382 hitting, and a match-best 17 points in the sweep over the Nittany Lions.
• Followed up against with a season-high 25 kills on .438 hitting to go with 10 digs for her first double-double of the year against the top-ranked Golden Gophers.
• It marks Plummer’s seventh-career weekly honor and 127th all-time for the Cardinal.

Defensive: Morgan Hentz, JR, STAN (Lakeside Park, Ky.)
38 Digs, 5.43 DPS, 3 AST
• Anchored the Stanford defense in a 3-0 sweep of No. 5 Penn State and a 3-1 victory over No. 1 Minnesota, averaging 5.43 digs per set for the weekend.
• Totaled 16 digs in the sweep over the Nittany Lions and had a season-high 22 digs against the top-ranked Golden Gophers.
• Recorded double-digit digs in all seven matches this season.
• It marks Hentz’s second-career weekly honor and the 128th all-time for the Cardinal.

Freshman: Brooke Nuneviller, FR, ORE (Chandler, Ariz.)
6.29 DPS, 2 Aces, 4 AST
• Led the Ducks on defense to a four-set upset win over No. 1 Minnesota and a tough 3-0 loss to No. 5 Penn State, combining for 44 total digs in just seven sets against a pair of top-five opponents.
• Led all Ducks with a season-high 28 digs in the big win over the Golden Gophers.
• Led her team again with 16 digs against No. 5 Penn State.
• It marks Nuneviller’s first-career weekly freshman honor and the 36th all-time for the Ducks.

ALSO NOMINATED

Offensive: Ivana Jeremic, ASU; Mima Mirovic, CAL; Anyse Smith, COL; Ronika Stone, ORE; Haylie Bennett, OSU; Jenny Mosser, UCLA; Dani Drews, UTAH; Samantha Dreschel, WASH; Jocelyn Urias, WSU.
Defensive: Courtney Leffel, ASU; Rachel Whipple, COL; Brooke Nuneviller, ORE; Grace Massey, OSU; Savvy Simo, UCLA; Brianna Doehrmann, UTAH; Shayne McPherson, WASH; Alexis Dirige, WSU.
Freshman: Avital Jaloba, ASU; Anyse Smith, COL; Maddie Sheehan, OSU; Holly Campbell, STAN; Devon Chang, UCLA; Phoebe Grace, UTAH; Ella May Powell, WASH.

2018 PAC-12 VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 

Offensive

Defensive

Freshman

Aug. 27 Brooke Botkin, USC Grace Massey, OSU Raquel Lazaro, USC
Sep. 3 Mac May, UCLA Claire Martin, WSU Raquel Lazaro, USC
Sep. 10 Kathryn Plummer, STAN Morgan Hentz, STAN Brooke Nuneviller, ORE
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