Pac-12 announces volleyball players of the week

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Offensive: Kara Bajema, SR, OH, Washington (Lynden, Wash.)
4.5 KPS, .240 Pct., 5.4 PPS, 4 SA, 2.13 DPS, 0.75 BPS
• Led No. 8 Washington defeat the No. 1 Cardinal (3-1), marking the program's first win at Stanford since 2007 and its first win over a No. 1 ranked team since 2016. 
• Hit .302 against the Cardinal and posted 17 kills and 10 digs for a double-double with five blocks as the Huskies snapped Stanford's 26-match Pac-12 winning streak.
• Led all players in kills (19) and points (22.5) in a loss against its rival Washington State (3-1) in its Pac-12 opener earlier in the week.
• Earned third-straight offensive player of the week honor this season, the first player to do so since 2015 (Samantha Bricio, USC, Aug. 31-Sept. 14, 2015), and is Washington’s 70th all-time weekly award.

Defensive: Grace Massey, JR, DS, Oregon State (Beaverton, Ore.)
4.78 DPS, 3 SA
• Anchored a back-row defense that helped the Beavers to a 2-0 weekend, their first two-win start to the Conference season since 2004, defeating No. 24 Oregon (3-2) and Colorado (3-1).
• Recorded a career-best 32 digs against the Ducks, tied for the eighth-most in a single match in program history.
• Has recorded the second-most digs in the Conference this season (226).
• Earned her fourth-career player of the week honor, and Oregon State’s 25th all-time.

Freshman: Kylie Robinson, FR, Oregon (Upland, Calf.)
10.80 APS, 1.70 DPS, 6 BLK
• Helped the No. 24 Ducks go 1-1 on the week, upsetting No. 18 Utah (3-2) and falling to crosstown rival Oregon State (2-3).
• Recorded 108 total assists and 17 digs in Oregon's first two Conference matches, including season-highs in assists (56) and digs (9) in the Ducks’ win over the Utes.
• Second in Pac-12 in assists per set (11.02).
• Named freshman of the week for the second time this season, and is Oregon’s 13th all-time freshman player of the week award.   

ALSO NOMINATED:
Offensive: Ivana Jeremic, ASU; Preslie Anderson, CAL; Justine Spann, COLO; Willow Johnson, ORE; Haylie Bennett, OSU; Kathryn Plummer, STAN; Mac May, UCLA; Dani Drews, UTAH.
Defensive: Courtney Leffel, ASU; Emma Smith, CAL; Rachel Whipple, COLO; Georgia Murphy, ORE; Morgan Hentz, STAN; Savvy Simo, UCLA; Shayne McPherson, WASH; Alexis Dirige, WSU.
Freshman: Sterling Parker, COLO.

  Offensive Defensive Freshman
Sept. 2 Savannah Rennie, CAL Courtney Leffel, CAL Kylie Robinson, UCLA
Sept. 9 Kathryn Plummer, STAN Meegan Hart, COLO Jill Schneggenburger,COLO
Sept. 16 Kara Bajema, WASH Jasmine Gross, USC Kalen Owes, USC
Sept. 23 Kara Bajema, WASH Avie Niece, WASH Kendall Kipp, STAN
Sept. 30 Kara Bajema, WASH Grace Massey, OSU Kylie Robinson, ORE
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