Mountain West Announces Women's Volleyball Players of the Week
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Boise State junior outside hitter Sierra Nobley has earned Mountain West Women’s Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week honors, while Bronco junior libero Maddi Osburn has earned MW Women’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week accolades for matches played through Sunday, September 4, 2016. It is the sixth Conference weekly award of Nobley’s career and the second honor for Osburn.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
SIERRA NOBLEY, BOISE STATE
Junior, Outside Hitter, Scottsdale, Arizona / Horizon HS
• Led Boise State to a 3-0 week in Ohio, leading the team to the Golden Flashes Classic championship and Most Valuable Player honors.
• Averaged 5.10 kills per set with a .348 attack percentage over 10 sets played.
• Recorded 16 kills, seven digs and one solo block in a 3-0 win over Wright State.
• In 3-0 victory against host Kent State, posted 15 kills, two assists, one service ace, 12 digs and three block assists.
• Had 20 kills, one service ace, 10 digs and four total blocks in Saturday’s 3-1 win at Cleveland State. She had eight kills in the fourth set, including five points of a 6-0 run, to close out the set and match.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
MADDI OSBURN, BOISE STATE
Junior, Libero, Nampa, Idaho / Vallivue HS
• Led Boise State defensively as the Broncos went 3-0 during a road trip to Ohio. She was named to the Kent State Golden Flashes Classic all-tournament team.
• Averaged 6.30 digs and a .946 reception percentage, while playing in all 10 sets.
• In a 3-0 win against Wright State, recorded 16 digs, five assists and two service aces.
• Posted 17 digs, five assists and one service ace in 3-0 victory against Kent State.
• On Saturday at Cleveland State, had 30 digs, six assists, two service aces and one kill in the 3-1 win.
2016 Mountain West Women's Volleyball Offensive Players of the Week
Aug. 29 – Elsa Descamps, So., MB, UNLV
Sept. 5 – Sierra Nobley, Jr., OH, Boise State
2016 Mountain West Women's Volleyball Defensive Players of the Week
Aug. 29 – Bree Hammel, Sr., RS, UNLV
Sept. 5 – Maddi Osburn, Jr., L, Boise State