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Pac-12 Women's Volleyball Weekly Awards - Oct. 18, 2021

Oct 18, 2021

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Caitie Baird, So., OH, Stanford (Indianapolis, Ind.)
» 4.43 KPS, .410 PCT, 1.57 DPS, 5.4 PPS

  • Led Stanford to a four-set win over then-No. 17 Utah and a sweep of Colorado last week.
  • Averaged 4.43 kills per set on .410 hitting to go with 1.57 digs, 0.57 aces and 5.34 points per set.
  • Registered a team-high 17 kills on .406 hitting to go with four digs and four blocks against the Utes.
  • Tallied a match-high 14 kills on .414 hitting, seven digs and matched her career-high with four aces against the Buffs.
  • First career Pac-12 weekly honor.
  • Stanford's 123rd all-time Pac-12 Player of the Week, including Pac-12 Player of the Week (1986-2010) and Pac-12 Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week (2011-21) selections. 

ALSO NOMINATED: Dani Drews, UTAH; Claire Hoffman, WASH; Mac May, UCLA; Kalen Owes, USC;  Ella Snyder, ASU; Maya Tabron, COLO; Pia Timmer, WSU.

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Magda Jehlárová, Jr., MB, Washington State (Prerov, Czech Republic)
» 2.50 BPS

  • Posted a combined 15 blocks in sweeps at Oregon State and then-No. 13 Oregon,
  • Had a hand in nine of 10 Cougar blocks against the Ducks, her second-best blocking performance of the season and the best in a three-set match in her career.
  • Washington State swept Oregon in Eugene for the first time since 2003 and swept both Oregon and Oregon State on the road for the first time since 2001.
  • The Cougars held both the Beavers and Ducks to sub-.200 hitting and limited Oregon to a season-low (.091).
  • Fifth career Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week award and second this season (Oct. 14, 2019; Feb. 2 and April 5, 2021; Sept. 27, 2021). 
  • Seventh career Pac-12 weekly honor (Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week - March 16, 2020; Pac-12 Freshman of the Week - Nov. 4, 2019).

ALSO NOMINATED: Lauren Bays, WASH; Brynna DeLuzio, COLO; Zoe Fleck, UCLA; Kendall Kipp, STAN; Brooke Nuneviller, ORE; Allie Olsen, UTAH; Shannon Scully, USC; Claudia Stahlke, ASU.

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Emoni Bush, Fr., OH, Washington (Campbell River, British Columbia)
» 3.17 KPS, .500 PCT, 3.5 PPS

  • Hit a career-high .500 in back-to-back matches to help knock off then-No. 13 Oregon (3-2) and Oregon State (3-0) on the road for the Huskies' fifth and sixth consecutive wins.
  • Came in during the second set in Eugene and sparked the UW comeback from down 0-2 with 11 kills, her second-highest total of the season.
  • Added eight kills in two sets against OSU with three blocks.
  • Had just two attacking errors on 34 swings for the weekend
  • First Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honor this season and Washington's 12th all-time.

ALSO NOMINATED: Jahara Campbell, COLO; Geli Cyr, ASU; Kami Miner, STAN; Mia Tuaniga, USC.

2021 Pac-12 Women's Volleyball Weekly Awards

  Offensive Defensive Freshman
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
Sept. 20 Pia Timmer, WSU Abby Hansen, ORE Puk Stubbe, ARIZ
Sept. 27 Pia Timmer, WSU Magda Jehlarova, WSU Charitie Luper, UCLA
Oct. 4 Mac May, UCLA Marin Grote, WASH Kami Miner, STAN
Oct. 11 Brooke Nuneviller, ORE Zoe Fleck, UCLA Charitie Luper, UCLA
Oct. 18 Caitie Baird, STAN Magda Jehlarova, WSU Emoni Bush, WASH