Pac-12 Names Plummer, Lazaro, Gray, Hentz as 2018’s Best
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.
Nuneviller Earns Fourth Pac-12 Freshman of the Week Honor; Drews, Dirige Also Recognized
Utah’s Dani Drews, Washington State’s Alexis Dirige and Oregon’s Brooke Nuneviller were tabbed as the final Pac-12 Conference players of the week.
Pac-12 Honors Tusa, Alade, Nuneviller as Players of the Week
Washington State’s Penny Tusa, Stanford’s Tami Alade and Oregon’s Brooke Nuneviller garnered Pac-12 Week 10 nods.
#2 Stanford Leaves No Doubt, And Some Pac-12 Upsets
2nd-ranked Stanford showed its clout, besting 11th-ranked USC in straight sets to stay perfect in league play at 11-0. Upsets were the storyline outside of that, as Utah topped 20th-ranked Washington and California stunned 19th-ranked UCLA.
Pac-12: #21 UCLA Records Historic Road Win at #17 Washington
21st-ranked UCLA overcame 17th-ranked Washington on the road for the first time since 2003, ending a 9-match losing streak against the Huskies overall. 16th-ranked Oregon, RV Arizona, 2nd-ranked Stanford, Utah and 20th-ranked Washington State also earned Friday night Pac-12 wins.
Pac-12 Honors Oregon’s Borup, Nuneviller; Stanford’s Hentz
Oregon’s Taylor Borup was tabbed as Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week, while Stanford’s Morgan Hentz and Oregon’s Brooke Nuneviller were honored as defensive player and rookie of the week.
Pac-12: #19 Oregon Stuns #21 UCLA, #2 Stanford Stays Undefeated
19th-ranked Oregon claimed its first-ever sweep of 21st-ranked UCLA in Los Angeles, Calif., and the first overall since 2014 to get back on track this week. 2nd-ranked Stanford kept its perfect Pac-12 start going with a 4-set win over Utah, which received votes this week.
Pac-12 Volleyball: State of Arizona Shows Out Friday Night
Victories by Arizona and Arizona State highlighted Pac-12 action Friday night, as the Wildcats outlasted 14th-ranked Oregon in 5 and the Sun Devils swept RV Oregon State for its 2nd conference win since 2016.
Pac-12 Throws Down: 4 5-Set Thrillers Occur Sunday
Four of 5 Sunday Pac-12 Conference matchups took 5 sets to solve, as 2nd-ranked Stanford, 10th-ranked USC, 14th-ranked Washington, 16th-ranked Oregon and Arizona registered victories.
Ducks Defeat Hawaii for the Second Consecutive Night
Oregon has now won the past three times they have faced Hawaii.