Urias, Cross, Forte Honored as Pac-12’s Best of Week 9

  0 volleymob | October 22nd, 2018 | College - Women's Indoor, News, Pac 12

Courtesy: Pac-12 Conference

Offensive Player of the Week

Jocelyn Urias, JR, WSU (Tijuana, Mexico)
3.38 KPS, .458 Pct., 3.8 PPS
• Helped WSU record back-to-back home victories over No. 15 USC (3-2) and No. 20 UCLA (3-0), its first home sweep of the Bruins in the program’s history. It also marked the first sweep of UCLA since 1996.
• Notched a career-high attack percentage of .700 against the Bruins, adding a pair of aces and three blocks.
• Had 13 kills and five digs in the five-setter versus the Trojans.
• Earns her first-career weekly honor and the 27th all-time for the Cougs.

Defensive Player of the Week

Devyn Cross, JR, ARIZ (Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.)
1.86 KPS, 1.86 BPS, 2.9 PPS
• Recorded 13 total blocks in Arizona’s 2-0 weekend sweeping Colorado and posting a 3-1 win over Utah.
• Helped limit the Buffs to just a .145 hitting percentage and added four total blocks to snap the Wildcat’s four-match losing streak.
• Notched a career-high tying nine blocks in the four-set win over the Utes.
• Earns her first-career weekly honor and the 40th all-time for the Wildcats.

Freshman of the Week

Lauren Forte, RS FR, CAL (Tempe, Ariz.)
2.17 KPS, .500 Pct., 1.5 BPS
• Recorded a .500 attack percentage with just three errors and nine total blocks in a road loss to No. 16 Oregon (3-0) and a road sweep of Oregon State.
• Posted a .364 hitting percentage and collected six kills in the loss to a ranked Ducks squad.
• Recorded a match-high .667 hitting percentage with just one error, and contributed six total blocks in the sweep of the Beavers.
• Earns her first weekly freshman honor and the sixth weekly freshman honor for the Bears.

Offensive: Kendra Dahlke, ARIZ; Alyse Ford, ASU; Mima Mirkovic, CAL; Alexa Smith, COLO; Ronika Stone, ORE; Amy Underdown, OSU; Jenna Gray, STAN; Mac May, UCLA; Dani Drews, UTAH.
Defensive: Naghede Abu, COLO; Brooke Nuneviller, ORE; Tami Alade, STAN; Zana Muno, UCLA; Brianna Doehrmann, UTAH; Ashley Brown, WSU.
Freshman: Jenna Ewert, COLO; Brooke Nuneviller, ORE; Holly Campbell, STAN; Alexis Light, UCLA; Megan Yett, UTAH.

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