Stanford junior outside hitter Kathryn Plummer was voted the Pac-12 Volleyball Player of the Year for the second-straight year, while teammates Jenna Gray and Morgan Hentz were tabbed as Setter and Libero of the Year and USC’s Raquel Lazaro was selected as Freshman of the Year.
Arizona State’s Alyse Ford was tabbed as Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week, while Colorado’s Naghede Abu and Jenna Ewert were honored as Defensive Player and Freshman of the Week respectively.
Stanford moved to 10-0 in the Pac-12, while Oregon State fell to 0-10. Arizona suffered another blow to their outside hitter group when Kendra Dahlke left their match with an injury, and Cal’s offense found its rhythm in a single-setter system.
Cal Baptist has been one of the best surprises for the 2018 women’s volleyball season.
Raquel Lazaro had nearly 60 assists and over 20 digs as she fed the USC pins enough to down (RV) Arizona State on a loaded night for the Pac-12.
Oregon was the biggest mover of the week, climbing six spots to No. 14 after knocking off #17 UCLA and #12 USC. Arizona State claimed the No. 25 spot, its first ranking since being tabbed as No. 24 in the Nov. 16, 2015 poll.
Stanford looks to claim the Pac-12 title once again in 2018.
Led by the defending Pac-12 Player of the Year Kathryn Plummer, Stanford has been picked by the Pac-12 coaches to repeat as conference champions in 2018.
Arizona State head volleyball coach Sanja Tomasevic has announced the promotion of Carlos Moreno to associate head coach.
Two-time Pac-12 Honorable Mention outside hitter Alyse Ford is staying in conference but switching schools from USC to Arizona State.