Mountain West Announces Women's Volleyball Players of the Week
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado State junior outside hitter Jasmine Hanna has earned Mountain West Women’s Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week honors, while Boise State freshman outside hitter Janell Walley has earned MW Women’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week accolades for matches played through Sunday, October 9, 2016. It is the first Conference weekly award for both student-athletes.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JASMINE HANNA, COLORADO STATE
Junior, Outside Hitter, Queen Creek, Arizona / Queen Creek HS
• Led Colorado State to a 2-0 week with road wins at New Mexico and UNLV to remain unbeaten in Conference play.
• Averaged 3.43 kills with a .442 hitting percentage and 3.86 points per set.
• Posted 12 kills with a .423 attack percentage in a 3-0 victory at New Mexico. She also had two digs and two block assists.
• In 3-1 win at UNLV, recorded 12 kills with no errors for a .462 attack percentage. She had two digs and four block assists.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JANELL WALLEY, BOISE STATE
Freshman, Outside Hitter, Yucaipa, California / Yucaipa HS
• Led Boise State defensively to a 2-0 record with a road win at Air Force and home victory versus Utah State.
• Averaged 3.67 digs and 1.50 blocks per set, and only one reception error, while playing in all six sets.
• Recorded 12 digs and a career-high tying five block assists in a 3-0 victory at Air Force. In the third set, she had back-to-back block assists that gave BSU its 24th and 25th points to win the set, 25-22, and clinched the match victory. She also contributed 4 kills.
• Posted 10 digs and four block assists in 3-0 win against the Aggies. She added 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
Oct. 10 - Jasmine Hanna, Jr., OH, Colorado 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
Sept. 26 – Reed Copeland, So., MB, Wyoming
Oct. 3 - Alexis Patterson, Jr., S, UNLV
Oct. 10 - Janell Walley, Fr., OH, Boise State