Mountain West Announces Women's Volleyball Players of the Week
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Wyoming senior setter Courtney Chacon has earned Mountain West Women’s Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week honors, while UNLV junior setter Alexis Patterson has earned MW Women’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week accolades for matches played through Sunday, October 2, 2016. It is the third Conference weekly award of Patterson’s career and the first honor for Chacon.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
COURTNEY CHACON, WYOMING
Senior, Setter, Platterville, Colorado / Valley HS
• Led Wyoming to a 3-0 victory against Utah State in the Cowgirls’ lone match of the week.
• Recorded season-high 40 assists for a 13.33 average over three sets.
• Added four kills on a .429 attack percentage with nine digs.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Junior, Setter, Phoenix, Arizona / Northwest Christian HS
• Led UNLV defensively as the Rebels went 2-0 in Conference action.
• Averaged 3.00 digs and 1.00 blocks per set, while playing in all 10 sets.
• Recorded a career-high 15 digs and two block assists in a 3-2 victory at Fresno State. She also contributed 54 assists, six kills and one service ace.
• Posted 15 digs, matching a career-high, and career-best eight block assists in 3-2 win at San José State. She added 48 assists, three kills and two service aces.
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
Sept. 26 – Katie Oleksak, Fr., S, Colorado State
Oct. 3 - Courtney Chacon, Sr., S, Wyoming
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
Sept. 26 – Reed Copeland, So., MB, Wyoming
Oct. 3 - Alexis Patterson, Jr., S, UNLV