Loyola Marymount’s Kovac Tabbed as West Coast Conference Player of the Week

  0 volleymob | October 29th, 2018 | College - Women's Indoor, News, WCC

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.



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.

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

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