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.
No. 2 Stanford, which has won 20-straight matches and claimed a nation-best 29-consecutive victories at home, could potentially clinch a share of the Pac-12 crown with two more wins this week.
Washington’s Claire Hoffman, Stanford’s Tami Alade and Colorado’s Jenna Ewert were tabbed as the Week 12 Pac-12 award winners.
Colorado made a setter switch over the weekend.
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.
Colorado senior Naghede Abu became just the second player in school history to record 500 career blocks Sunday afternoon in a sweep of Oregon State.
The University of Colorado volleyball team will stay on the road for another weekend; this time playing in the Pac-12/Big Ten Challenge in Seattle, facing Illinois and Iowa.
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
Illinois comes in at #11, right on the fringe of the top 10, to lead a group of Pac-12 schools in the #11-15 range.