Mountain West Announces Women's Volleyball Players of the Week
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - San Diego State sophomore middle blocker Deja Harris has earned Mountain West Women’s Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week honors, while Boise State junior libero Maddi Osburn has earned MW Women’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week accolades for matches played through Sunday, September 18, 2016. It is the first Conference weekly award of Harris' career and the third honor for Osburn.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
DEJA HARRIS, SAN DIEGO STATE
Sophomore, Middle Blocker, Las Vegas, Nevada / Calvary HS
• Led San Diego State to a 3-0 week in the SDSU/USD California Mixer.
• Averaged 3.11 kills with a .545 attack percentage over nine sets. The kills average was her best over a weekend this season.
• Posted seven kills and a .357 attack percentage in a 3-0 win against UC Santa Barbara. She also had five block assists.
• In 3-0 victory against Long Beach State, had 11 kills and one dig with a .474 attack percentage.
• Had a career-best .909 attack percentage with 10 kills and three block assists in a 3-0 win versus Cal State Fullerton.
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 4-0 at the Boise State Invitational.
• Averaged 4.56 digs and a .986 reception percentage in 71 attempts, while playing in all 16 sets.
• In a 3-1 win against Portland State, had 19 digs, no reception errors in 17 attempts and two service aces.
• Posted 21 digs, three assists, two service aces and one reception error in nine attempts in 3-1 victory against UC Davis.
• On Friday night against No. 17 Santa Clara, had 19 digs, no reception errors in 25 service receptions, three assists and one service aces in the 3-1 win.
• In the tournament finale, recorded 14 digs, one assist, no reception errors in 20 attempts and one service ace in a 3-1 victory against Arizona State.
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
Sept. 12 – Alexis Patterson, Jr., S, UNLV
Sept. 19 – Deja Harria, So., MB, San Diego 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
Sept. 12 – Maggie Eppright, Sr., L, Fresno State
Sept. 19 – Maddi Osburn, Jr., L, Boise State