Spragg, Leonard Tabbed as Mountain West Players of the Week

  0 volleymob | October 01st, 2018 | College - Women's Indoor, Mountain West, News

Courtesy: Mountain West Conference

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – New Mexico’s middle blocker Victoria Spragg was named the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week, while Fresno State’s Reagan Leonard earned the MW Defensive Player of the Week for contests through Sept. 30. It’s the second honor of Leonard’s career, while Spragg is being recognized for the first time.


Senior, Middle Blocker, Belen, New Mexico / Belen HS

  • Helped lead the Lobos to two wins versus New Mexico (3-1) and Air Force (3-2), while tallying 20 kills and an attack percentage of .529.
  • In the 3-1 victory against UNLV, posted nine kills on 13 chances, while hitting at a .692 clip.
  • The New Mexico native recorded her first double-double of the season with 11 kills and a career-high 12 blocks versus Air Force. She tallied two block solos and 10 assisted blocks in the contest.
  • Averaged 2.22 kills per set on 34 attempts and tallied 3.39 points per set.
  • New Mexico has started the season 3-1 in MW action, a program-best since the 2014 season when the team opened league play 4-0.


Sophomore, Libero, Glendale, Arizona / Centennial HS

  •  In two Conference victories this past weekend, Fresno State and Leonard defeated Colorado State (3-1) and Wyoming (3-1) by holding opponents to an average attack percentage of .172.
  • Tallied 40 digs, 13 assists and averaged 5.00 digs per set during the pair of matches.
  • In the first contest of the weekend, narrowly missed a double-double with nine assists and 18 digs.
  • Was a perfect 35-of-35 on service receptions during the weekend and notched two service aces.
  • Fresno State has started 3-0 in Conference play for the first time since joining the Mountain West.

2018 Offensive Players of the Week
Aug. 27 – Jackie McBride, So., MB, Wyoming
Sept. 3 – Kayla Afoa, So., OH, Nevada
Sept. 10 – Mariena Hayden, So., OH, UNLV
Sept. 17 – Mariena Hayden, So., OH, UNLV
Sept. 24 – Mariena Hayden, So., OH, UNLV
Oct. 1 – Victoria Spragg, Sr., MB, New Mexico

2018 Defensive Players of the Week
Aug. 27 – Reagan Leonard, So., L, Fresno State
Sept. 3 – Jessica Donahue, Fr., MB, Boise State
Sept. 10 – Reed Copeland, Sr., MB, Wyoming
Sept. 17 – Elsa Descamps, Sr., MB, UNLV
Sept. 24 – Reed Copeland, Sr., MB, Wyoming
Oct. 1 – Reagan Leonard, So., L/DS, Fresno State

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