Wyoming’s Harmon and UNLV’s Kiner-Falefa Garner MWC Weekly Awards

  0 Derek Johnson | October 09th, 2017 | College - Women's Indoor, Division I Mid-Major, News

The latest Mountain West Conference volleyball weekly awards are out as Wyoming’s Marissa Harmon and UNLV’s Leka Kiner-Falefa take home the honors.

Harmon, a freshman setter from Frisco, Texas, collects the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week award after helping the Cowgirls win a pair of road matches against Utah State and Boise State. Over the course of the week she logged 91 assists and nine kills, good for 11.38 assists and 1.13 kills per set. Her highlight match came in a five-set win over Boise State as she totaled a career-best 61 assists in addition to 10 digs.

While Harmon collects offensive honors, Leka Kiner-Falefa, a sophomore libero from Honolulu, Hawaii, brings home the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week. Just like Harmon and Wyoming, Kiner-Falefa and UNLV won a pair of matches against San Jose State and Nevada. Both came in five sets as she notched 54 total digs, good for 5.40 digs per set.

All of the previous conference weekly award winners can be seen below via the Mountain West Conference:

2017 MW Women’s Volleyball Offensive Players of the Week
Aug. 28       Giulia Gávio, Jr., OH, San José State
Sept. 4       Sierra Nobley, Sr., OH, Boise State
Sept. 11     Sanja Cizmic, Sr., OH, Colorado State
Sept. 18     Mariessa Carrasco, R-Jr., MB, New Mexico
Sept. 25     Lauren Twitty, So., OH, New Mexico
Oct. 2         Sabryn Roberts, Jr., OH, Boise State
Oct. 9         Marissa Harmon, Fr., S, Wyoming

2017 MW Women’s Volleyball Defensive Players of the Week
Aug. 28       Maddi Osburn, Sr., L, Boise State
Sept. 4       Kirstie Hillyer, R-So., MB, Colorado State
Sept. 11     Paulina Hougaard-Jensen, So., MB, Colorado State
Sept. 18     Tasia Taylor, Jr., L, Utah State
Sept. 25     Ayla Fresenius, So., OH, Nevada
Oct. 2         Luiza Andrade, Jr., L, San José State
Oct. 9         Leka Kiner-Falefa, So., L, UNLV

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