Mirkovic And Schafer Named Pac-12 Pair Of The Week
SAN FRANCISCO – California beach volleyball seniors Mima Mirkovic and Caroline Schafer were named the Pac-12 Pair of the Week on Tuesday by the conference office.
This is the first Pac-12 weekly honor for either Mirkovic or Schafer and the fourth weekly win in Cal's program history. Cal has had one weekly winner in each of the past four seasons.
Mirkovic and Schafer are on Cal's top pair this year and the duo went 4-0 this week with three ranked wins as they defeated No. 10 Stanford's top pair twice and also took down No. 11 Pepperdine's top partnership as well. The duo won all eight sets they played and outscored their opponents 168-124 this week.
The duo helped Cal to a 3-1 week with their third and fourth ranked wins of the year. The Bears split two matchups with No. 10 Stanford and defeated No. 11 Pepperdine, 4-1.
Mirkovic and Schafer are 16-6 this season, including a 15-5 mark at the top pair. Mirkovic now has 64 career wins, 58 of which have come in the top spot. Schafer has 61 career wins, with 16 career wins at the top spot.