Courtesy: West Coast Conference
SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference has named its Volleyball Player of the Week for October 29: Loyola Marymount’s Sara Kovac.
She is the second LMU player to earn the accolade in 2018, following Tess Reid’s selection on Sept. 10, 2018.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
SARA KOVAC, SR., OPP – LOYOLA MARYMOUNT
Senior Sara Kovac guided LMU to a 2-0 week in WCC play, including victories over San Francisco and Santa Clara. Kovac totaled 46 kills to average 5.11 kills per set, including turning in 20-plus kills in both matches. The native of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada hit .409 for the week, and added a service ace, 13 digs and one block.
Kovac posted a match-high 21 kills on 44 swings to hit .364 against San Francisco on Thursday, before leading all players with a career-best 25 kills on 44 attacks while hitting .455 on Saturday in a five-set comeback win over Santa Clara.
Sara Kovac takes home WCC Player of the Week! #JoinThePride pic.twitter.com/N8KrOjhHtS
— LMU Volleyball (@lmulionsWVB) October 29, 2018
Also Nominated: Katie Barker, Portland; Heather Gneiting, BYU; Tiyanna Hallums, Gonzaga; Hana Lishman, Pepperdine; Addie Picha, San Diego
2018 WCC Volleyball Player of the Week
10/29/18 – Sara Kovac, Loyola Marymount
10/22/18 – Lyndie Haddock-Eppich, BYU
10/15/18 – Blossom Sato, Pepperdine
10/8/18 – Roni Jones-Perry, BYU
10/1/18 – Roni Jones-Perry, BYU
9/24/18 – Hannah Frohling, Pepperdine
9/17/18 – Lyndie Haddock-Eppich, BYU
9/10/18 – Tess Reid, Loyola Marymount
9/3/18 – Roni Jones-Perry, BYU
8/27/18 – Shayla Hoeft, Portland