Pac-12 Women's Volleyball Weekly Awards - 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
|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|