Pac-12 announces volleyball players of the week

Offensive: Penny Tusa, SO, WSU (Long Beach, Calif.)
4.86 KPS, 3 SA, 3.86 DPS, 5.4 PPS
• Recorded consecutive double-doubles in Washington State’s first program-road sweep of Utah (3-0) and Colorado (3-1).
• Hit .483 with just one error, adding 14 digs to notch the Cougs’ first road win over Utes in program history.
• Notched a career-high in total kills with 19 and recorded two aces in the win over the Buffs.
• Marks her first-career weekly honor and the 28th all-time for the Cougs.

DefensiveTami Alade, SR, STAN (Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada)
2.17 KPS, .423 Pct., 1.67 BPS
• Averaged 1.67 blocks per set while hitting .423 in a pair of road sweeps over No. 15 USC and No. 20 UCLA to help the Cardinal register its 18th-straight 20-win season
• Hit .545 with six kills and three blocks to help defeat the Trojans.
• Recorded a match-high seven blocks to go with seven kills and two digs to beat the Bruins and keep Stanford undefeated in the Pac-12.
• Marks her first-career weekly honor and the 114th all-time for the Cardinal.

Freshman: Brooke Nuneviller, FR, ORE (Chandler, Ariz.)
6.43 DPS, 4 SA, 1.14 APS
• Averaged 6.43 digs and 1.14 assists per set in a sweep of Arizona State and a 3-1 win over No. 23 Arizona.
• Led all players with 27 digs for her fifth 20-plus dig performance of the year, while racking up a career-high four aces in the win at Arizona.
• Has recorded double-digit digs in 14-straight matches and 18-of-20 matches played this season.
• Marks her third weekly freshman honor this season and the ninth all-time weekly freshman honor for the Ducks.

ALSO NOMINATED:
Offensive: Paige Whipple, ARIZ; Preslie Anderson, CAL; Alexa Smith, COLO; Ronika Stone, ORE; Amy Underdown, OSU; Audriana Fitzmorris, STAN; Mac May, UCLA; Kenzie Koerber, UTAH.
Defensive: Naghede Abu, COLO; Brooke Nuneviller, ORE; Grace Massey, OSU; Zana Muno, UCLA; Brianna Doehrmann, UTAH; Alexis Dirige, WSU.
Freshman: Lauren Forte, CAL; Anyse Smith, COLO; Holly Campbell, STAN; Alexis Light, UCLA; Raquel Lázaro, USC.

2018 PAC-12 VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 

Offensive

Defensive

Freshman

Aug. 27 Brooke Botkin, USC Grace Massey, OSU Raquel Lázaro, USC
Sep. 3 Mac May, UCLA Claire Martin, WSU Raquel Lázaro, USC
Sep. 10 Kathryn Plummer, STAN Morgan Hentz, STAN Brooke Nuneviller, ORE
Sep. 17 Kathryn Plummer, STAN Morgan Hentz, STAN Maddie Sheehan, OSU
Sep. 24 Ronika Stone, ORE Lindsey Vander Weide, ORE Raquel Lázaro, USC
Oct. 1 Kendra Dahlke, ARIZ Morgan Hentz, STAN Holly Campbell, STAN 
Oct. 8 Taylor Borup, ORE Morgan Hentz, STAN Brooke Nuneviller, ORE
Oct. 15 Kathryn Plummer, STAN Morgan Hentz, STAN Raquel Lázaro, USC
Oct. 22 Jocelyn Urias, WSU Devyn Cross, ARIZ Lauren Forte, CAL
Oct. 29 Penny Tusa, WSU Tami Alade, STAN Brooke Nuneviller, ORE
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