Mountain West Announces Women's Volleyball Players of the Week
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Boise State senior middle blocker Maddy O’Donnell 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, October 16, 2016. It is the first Conference weekly award for O’Donnell, while it is Osburn’s fourth career accolade.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
MADDY O'DONNELL, BOISE STATE
Senior, Middle Blocker, Irvine, California / Irvine HS
• Led Boise State to a 2-0 week with road wins at San José State and Fresno State.
• Averaged 4.33 kills and 5.33 points per set with a .500 hitting percentage.
• Posted 13 kills with a .480 attack percentage in a 3-0 victory at San José State. She also had one assist, one service ace, five digs and four block assists.
• In the third set against the Spartans, scored three of the Broncos final five points – two kills and a service ace.
• In 3-0 win at Fresno State, recorded 13 kills with a .526 attack percentage. She had one dig and five total blocks.
• Down 22-19 in the first set against the Bulldogs, had three points in a 6-1 run to win the set.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
MADDI OSBURN, BOISE STATE
Junior, Libero, Nampa, Idaho / Vallivue HS
• Led Boise State defensively to a 2-0 record with victories at San José State and Fresno State.
• Averaged 5.83 digs per set, and only one reception error for a .977 reception percentage, while playing in all six sets.
• Recorded 18 digs and 27 receptions against the Spartans. She also had one assist.
• Posted 17 digs and 16 receptions versus the Bulldogs. She also scored two service aces and dished out four assists.
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
Oct. 17 - Maddy O'Donnell, Sr., MB, 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
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
Oct. 17 – Maddi Osburn, Jr., L, Boise State