Pac-12 announces volleyball players of the week

 

Offensive: Samantha Drechsel, SO, WASH (Woodinville, Wash.)
4.29 KPS, .455 Pct., 1.43 BPS, 5.0 PPS
• Dominated from the right side with 30 kills and 10 blocks to beat No. 12 USC (3-1) and sweep No. 21 UCLA for the Huskies’ first LA road trip sweep since 2014.
• Notched a team-high 19 kills with one error on 33 attempts for a .545 attack percentage to defeat USC.
• Racked up 11 kills with a .318 hitting percentage, adding five blocks to mark Washington’s fourth-straight victory and third-straight win over top-25 opponents.
• Marks her first-career weekly honor and the 66th all-time weekly honor for the Huskies.

DefensiveAvie Niece, JR, WASH (Bellevue, Wash.)
2.0 KPS, 379 Pct., 1.86 BPS
• Averaged 1.86 blocks per set to upset both No. 13 USC (3-1) and No. 21 UCLA (3-0) on the road.
• Added four digs and 14 kills on a .379 attack percentage over the two matches to help the Huskies extend their win streak to four, including three wins over top-25 teams.
• Ranks fourth in the Conference, averaging 1.25 blocks per set in league matches after averaging 0.91 in non-conference play.
• Marks her first-career weekly honor and the 67th all-time weekly honor for the Huskies.

Freshman: Holly Campbell, FR, STAN (Austin, Texas)
1.57 KPS, 2.29 BPS, 2.7 PPS
• Helped Stanford clinch its second-straight and 18th overall Pac-12 title with 16 total blocks in wins over No. 17 Oregon and Oregon State.
• Matched a career-high with eight blocks and tallied eight kills on .467 hitting against the Ducks.
• Contributed another eight blocks, three kills and two digs in a sweep of the Beavers for the Cardinal’s 22nd-straight victory and a nation-best 31-straight at home.
• Earns her second freshman weekly honor this season and 23rd all-time freshman weekly honor for the Cardinal.

ALSO NOMINATED:
Offensive:
Kendra Dahlke, ARIZ; Alexa Smith, COLO; Taylor Borup, ORE; Jenna Gray, STAN; Emily Baptista, USC; Dani Drews, UTAH; McKenna Woodford, WSU.
Defensive: Naghede Abu, COLO; Brooke Nuneviller, ORE; Holly Campbell, STAN; Victoria Garrick, USC; Brianna Doehrmann, UTAH; Alexis Dirige, WSU.
Freshman: Jenna Ewert, COLO; Brooke Nuneviller, ORE; Raquel Lázaro, USC; Megan Yett, 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 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
Nov. 12 Samantha Drechsel, WASH Avie Niece, WASH Holly Campbell, STAN
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