Loyola Maryland freshman libero Katie Forsythe averaged 8.15 digs per set, posted three straight 30-plus dig matches, set a school record and made good on all 50 of her serve reception chances en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
Cal Poly’s Torrey Van Winden notched her third Big West Player of the Week nod of 2018, while teammate Avalon DeNecochea collected her second Freshman Player of the Week honor. UC Irvine’s Idara Akpakpa nabbed her second career defensive accolade.
13th-ranked Cal Poly came out on top of a battle of the Big West unbeatens, outlasting Hawaii in 4 sets to move to 5-0. UC Riverside, UC Irvine and Long Beach State also collected Saturday victories.
15th-ranked Cal Poly and Hawaii swept past their opponents Friday night to stay undefeated in the Big West Conference slate. UC Irvine also notched a win in straight sets, while UC Santa Barbara was victorious in 4.
The road team won all three Big West matches Friday night, as #18 Cal Poly, Hawaii, and UC Santa Barbara each came out on top.
Cal Poly, UC Irvine, Long Beach State, and Cal State Northridge each opened Big West play with a win Tuesday night.
This week’s Player of the Week decision was one of our toughest yet as the numbers for Week 4 were insane across the board. In the end, Cal Poly’s Torrey Van Winden had a slight edge over the pack with an all-around and efficient effort.
or the second time in her Cal Poly career, Torrey Van Winden captured back-to-back Player of the Week honors, spearheading the Mustangs to a 3-0 record at the North Texas Challenge.
After piling up 40 kills, 16 digs and seven blocks and hitting over .400 for the weekend in a pair of wins over Top 10 foes, Stanford’s Kathryn Plummer takes our Week 3 Player of the Week honor.
Courtesy: Big West Conference PLAYER OF THE WEEK TORREY VAN WINDEN, CAL POLY – Junior • OH • Napa, Calif….