Pac-12 announces volleyball players of the week

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Offensive: Kara Bajema, SR, OH, Washington (Lynden, Wash.)
4.50 KPS, .306 Pct., 0.25 APS, 2.00 DPS, 1.00 BPS, 5.4 PPS
• Led Washington to a 2-0 week, topping Colorado (3-0) and No. 15 Utah (3-2) to help UW take sole possession of second place in the Pac-12. 
• Recorded a career-high 33 points against the Utes, good for the most points in a single match by a Husky since 2013.
•  Posted 36 kills on the week, bringing her career total to 1,309, the sixth-most in program history. 
• Named Offensive Player of the Week for the fourth time this season and earns Washington’s 72nd all-time weekly award.   

Defensive: Courtney Leffel, SR, LB, Arizona State (Flagstaff, Ariz.)
5.00 DPS, 1.50 APS
• Helped Arizona State defeat Oregon State (3-2) and Oregon (3-2), sweeping the season series against both Oregon schools for the first time since 2002.
• Had over 20 digs in each match this week, extending a three-match streak of recording 20 or more digs in a match.
• Posted 50 digs on the week, bringing her career dig total to 1,450, the sixth-most in Sun Devil history.
• Collects her second-career Defensive Player of the Week award, Arizona State’s 24th all-time weekly nod.

Freshman: Kamaile Hiapo, FR, LB, Arizona (Mesa, Ariz.)
5.00 DPS, 1.00 APS
• Averaged 5.00 digs per set in Arizona's road sweep of Oregon (3-0) and Oregon State (3-2).
• Recorded a career-high 29 digs in the Wildcats’ victory over the Beavers, tied for the 11th most digs in a match in school history.
• Her 29 digs while facing the Beavs gave her 301 this season, the fifth freshman in program history to cross the 300-dig plateau. 
• Recorded double-digit digs in both matches, her 14th and 15th matches this season with at least 10 digs.
• Earns first Freshman of the Week honor this season and Arizona’s fifth all-time freshman award.

ALSO NOMINATED:
Offensive: Paige Whipple, ARIZ; Ivana Jeremic, ASU; Maddie Haynes, CAL; Justine Spann, COLO; Ronika Stone, ORE; Haylie Bennett, OSU; Kathryn Plummer, STAN; Savvy Simo, UCLA; Dani Drews, UTAH; Magda Jehlarova, WSU.
Defensive: Kamaile Hiapo, ARIZ; Rachel Whipple, COLO; Brooke Nuneviller, ORE; Grace Massey, OSU; Holly Campbell, STAN; Berkeley Oblad, Utah; Avie Niece, WASH.
Freshman: Iman Isanovic, ASU; Sterling Parker, COLO; Karson Bacon, ORE; Lexi Hadrych, UCLA; Zoe Weatherington, UTAH; Magda Jehlarova, WSU.

2019 PAC-12 VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

  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
Nov. 18  Kara Bajema, Washington Courtney Leffel, Arizona State Kamaile Hiapo, Arizona
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