Pac-12 announces volleyball players of the week

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Offensive: Khalia Lanier, SR, OH, USC (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
8.11 KPS, .417 Pct., 0.11 APS, 1 SA, 0.89 DPS, 0.33 BPS, 8.4 PPS
• Recorded the first 40 kill match in the rally-scoring era in Pac-12 history, hitting .390 in a five-set setback to No. 16 Utah. It is the second-most kills in a single match in USC history and the fifth-most in Conference history overall.
•  Posted 42.5 points in the match, good for the second-most in Trojan single-match history and in the Pac-12 record book. 
• Had 33 kills in USC’s win over Colorado (3-1) while hitting .452 to mark her third 30-plus kills performance in the last four contests.
• Moved into 17th all-time in the Pac-12 in career kills (1,880).
• Earns second-consecutive and fourth-career offensive player of the week honor, USC’s 77th all-time.

Defensive: Alexis Dirige, SR, DS, Washington State (San Francisco, Calif.)
4.63 DPS, 1.00 APS, 1 SA
• Helped Washington State to a 2-0 week, completing its first sweep of the Oregon schools since 2002, and earning its second-season sweep over the Ducks since 2003.
• Posted 37 digs on the week, bringing her career-dig total to 2,047, the most all-time in WSU program history and the 10th-most in Conference history.
• Recorded 18 digs and a service ace to help top Oregon (3-1), adding 19 digs in the victory over Oregon State (3-1).
• Collects second-career defensive player of the week award and the 31st weekly nod for the Cougs all-time.

Freshman: Zoe Weatherington, FR, OH, Utah (Mint Hill, N.C.)
3.11 KPS, .300 Pct., 0.22 DPS, 0.11 BPS, 3.2 PPS
• Posted fifth and sixth double-figure kills match in a row to help defeat USC (3-2) and No. 23 UCLA (3-1) on the road.
• 15 kills against the Trojans while hitting .286 before earning 13 kills on .318 hitting in the match against the Bruins to record her 13th double-figure kill game. Also her eighth match hitting at least .300 this season.
• Earns first weekly honor this season and Utah’s fifth all-time freshman award. 

ALSO NOMINATED:
Offensive: Andrea Mitrovic, ASU; Maddie Haynes, CAL; Jenna Ewert, COLO; Haylie Bennett, OSU; Meghan McClure, STAN; Mac May, UCLA; Dani Drews, UTAH; Kara Bajema, WASH.
Defensive: Courtney Leffel, ASU; Gabby Bellizzi, CAL; Rachel Whipple, COLO; Grace Massey, OSU; Morgan Hentz, STAN; Sabrina Smith, UCLA; Raegan LeGrand, USC; Brianna Doehrmann, UTAH; Avie Niece, WASH.
Freshman: Elissa Alcantara, COLO; Lexi Hadrych, UCLA; Emilia Weske, USC; Alexcis Lusby, WSU.

  Offensive Defensive Freshman
Sept. 2 Savannah Rennie, California Courtney Leffel, Arizona State Kylie Robinson, Oregon
Sept. 9 Kathryn Plummer, Stanford Meegan Hart, Colorado Jill Schneggenburger, Colorado
Sept. 16 Kara Bajema, Washington Jasmine Gross, USC Kalen Owes, USC
Sept. 23 Kara Bajema, Washington Avie Niece, Washington Kendall Kipp, Stanford
Sept. 30 Kara Bajema, Washington Grace Massey, Oregon State Kylie Robinson, Oregon
Oct. 7 Audriana Fitzmorris, Stanford Madeleine Gates, Stanford Kendall Kipp, Stanford
Oct. 15  Kenzie Koerber, Utah Magda Jehlárová, Washington State Kendall Kipp, Stanford
Oct. 21 Mima Mirkovic, California Shayne McPherson, Washington Iman Isanovic, Arizona State
Oct. 28 Mac May, UCLA Morgan Hentz, Stanford Lexi Hadrych, UCLA
Nov. 4 Khalia Lanier, USC Kenzie Koerber, Utah Magda Jehlárová, Washington State
Nov. 11 Khalia Lanier, USC Alexis Dirige, Washington State Zoe Weatherington, Utah
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