Pac-12 announces volleyball players of the week

Offensive: Claire Hoffman, FR, WASH (Pleasant Hill, Ore.)
3.75 KPS, .324 Pct., 4.4 PPS, 4 Aces
• Led the Huskies to their first 2-0 Pac-12 week since the opening week of Pac-12 play with 3-1 wins over Arizona State and No. 21 Arizona, averaging 3.75 kills per set and adding four aces.
• Appearing in just her fifth match of the season, she led UW to defeat the Wildcats with a season-high 21 kills, the most kills by a Washington freshman since 2011 Pac-12 Freshman of the Year Krista Vansant.
• Serving up four aces this weekend, she has served at least one in all five matches she’s played in this season.
• Becomes the first freshman to earn Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week honors this season and marks the 65th all-time honor for the Huskies.

DefensiveTami Alade, SR, STAN (Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada)
.588 Pct., 2.38 BPS, 2.6 PPS
• Averaged 2.38 blocks per set, hitting .588 in a pair of wins over Colorado (3-2) and Utah (3-0) to maintain Stanford’s undefeated Pac-12 record and helping it win its 20th-straight match, pushing its nation-best home-winning streak to 29.
• Set a school record in the rally-scoring era with a career-high 15 blocks against the Buffaloes while hitting a match-high .727.
• Leads the nation with 1.75 blocks per set after adding another four blocks in the sweep over the Utes.
• Marks her second-straight weekly honor and second of her career. Earns the 115th all-time weekly honor for the Cardinal.

Freshman: Jenna Ewert, FR, COLO (Antioch, Calif.)
10.88 APS, .333 Pct., 3.0 DPS
• Averaged 10.88 assists per set in a road sweep of California and a five-set road loss to No. 2 Stanford.
• Dished out 34 assists with six kills, nine digs and five blocks to help sweep the Bears.
• Helped CU force a fifth set after being down 0-2 against the Cardinal with a double-double of 53 assists and 15 digs.
• Marks her first weekly freshman honor and the fifth weekly freshman honor all-time for the Buffs.

ALSO NOMINATED:
Offensive:
Paige Whipple, ARIZ; Justine Spann, COLO; Ronika Stone; ORE; Amy Underdown; OSU; Jenna Gray, STAN; Kyra Rogers, UCLA; Emily Baptista, USC; McKenna Woodford, WSU.
Defensive: Danielle Price, COLO; Ronika Stone, ORE; Kayla Ellis, OSU; Zana Muno, UCLA; Victoria Garrick, USC; Avie Niece, WASH; Claire Martin, WSU.
Freshman: Zyonna Fellows, ARIZ; Brooke Nuneviller, ORE; Holly Campbell, STAN; Alexis Light, UCLA; Raquel Lázaro, USC; Claire Hoffman, WASH.

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
Nov. 5 Claire Hoffman, WASH Tami Alade, STAN Jenna Ewert, COLO