Pac-12 Women's Volleyball Weekly Awards - Sept. 13, 2021
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Dani Drews, Sr., OH, UTAH (Sandy, Utah)
» 5.63 KPS, .286 PCT, 4.50 DPS, 6.1 PPS
- Totaled 45 kills and 36 digs as nationally ranked Utes won a pair of matches including a 3-2 road win at then-No. 3 Nebraska.
- Opened week with 18-kill, zero-error performance in 3-0 sweep of Weber State on Thursday. Also posted a season-high 20 digs along with .486 hitting against the Wildcats.
- Led all players with 27 kills and added 16 digs in Utah's 3-2 upset at Nebraska, a match the Utes trailed the Cornhuskers by two sets.
- Drews has recorded double-digit kills in 54 consecutive matches.
- Fourth career Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week honor.
ALSO NOMINATED: Merle Weidt, ARIZONA; Claire Jeter, ARIZONA STATE; Leah Clayton, COLORADO; Karson Bacon, OREGON; Caitie Baird, STANFORD; Mac May, UCLA; Claire Hoffman, WASHINGTON; Pia Timmer, WASHINGTON STATE.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Brynna DeLuzio, R-Sr., S/L, COLORADO (Windermere, Fla.)
» 4.55 DPS
- Helped Colorado set a school record for most wins to start a season (7-0) and break into the latest AVCA Top 25 with 50 total digs in three victories at the Buffs Invitational.
- Registered 22 digs in a four-set victory over Texas Tech on Friday, tied for the second-most digs in a four-set match for a Pac-12 player this season. Also dished out six assists against the Red Raiders.
- Closed week with 19 digs in four-set, program-record setting triumph over Northern Colorado on Saturday.
- First career Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week honor, fifth career Conference weekly honor (4x Freshman of the Week in 2017).
ALSO NOMINATED: Kamaile Hiapo, ARIZONA; Annika Larson, ARIZONA STATE; Georgia Murphy, OREGON; Elena Oglivie, STANFORD; Zoe Fleck, UCLA; Shannon Scully, USC; Vanessa Ramirez, UTAH; Sophie Summers, WASHINGTON; Magda Jehlarova, WASHINGTON STATE.
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Kami Miner, Fr., S, STANFORD (Redondo Beach, Calif.)
» 10.44 APS, 2.89 DPS
- Totaled 94 assists and 26 digs during Stanford's split against two ranked opponents at the Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge in Oregon.
- Recorded second collegiate double-double with 38 assists and 11 digs in a four-set setback against then-No. 13 Minnesota on Friday.
- Helped Cardinal come-from-behind for 3-2 win against then-No. 18 Penn State on Saturday with career-highs of 56 assists - the most by a Pac-12 player so far this season - and 15 digs.
- Currently leads the Conference with 11.55 assists per set.
- Second Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honor this season.
ALSO NOMINATED: Puk Stubbe, ARIZONA; Andi Kreiling, ARIZONA STATE; Charitie Luper, UCLA; Katy Ryan, WASHINGTON STATE.
2021 Pac-12 Women's Volleyball Weekly Awards
|Aug. 30||Leah Clayton, COLO||Elena Oglivie, STAN||Kami Miner, STAN|
|Sept. 6||Brooke Nuneviller, ORE||Georgia Murphy, ORE||Charitie Luper, UCLA|
|Sept. 13||Dani Drews, UTAH||Brynna DeLuzio, COLO||Kami Miner, STAN|