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.
Playing in their final regular season match at Maples Pavilion, the Stanford seniors led the Cardinal to a 3-0 sweep over California on Saturday.
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.
The Pac-12 has tabbed Washington State’s Jocelyn Urias, Arizona’s Devyn Cross and Cal’s Lauren Forte as offensive player, defensive player and freshman of the week.
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.
In an ongoing saga of perseverance, Savannah Rennie, made her first appearance of 2018 following an offseason battle with Non-Hodgkins Post-Transplant Lymphoma.
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.
Sarah Schrag has made her intentions know to attend Cal in the 2021 season after verbally committing to the indoor team.
Eighteen of Cal’s 31 matches will come against teams that played in last year’s NCAA Tournament in the 2018 schedule.