Mountain West Announces Women's Volleyball Players of the Week - Nov. 2, 2015
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Boise State sophomore outside hitter Sierra Nobley has earned Mountain West Women’s Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week honors for matches played from October 26-November 1, 2015. Teammate Maddi Osburn has earned MW Women’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week accolades. It is the third Conference weekly accolade this season for Nobley. This is the first honor for Osburn who is a sophomore libero for the Broncos.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
SIERRA NOBLEY, BOISE STATE
Sophomore, Outside Hitter, Scottsdale, Arizona / Horizon HS
• Led second-place Boise State to a 2-0 record last week with road wins at Fresno State and UNLV.
• Posted back-to-back double-doubles while averaging 4.75 kills and 3.75 digs per set with a .252 attack percentage over eight sets.
• Had 23 kills, 20 digs, two blocks and one assist in a 3-2 come-from-behind victory at Fresno State on October 29. Hit .250 percent for the Broncos.
• Recorded 15 of her kills in the final three sets after the Broncos were down 2-0 to lead the comeback.
• Tallied 15 kills, 10 digs and two blocks in a 3-0 sweep at UNLV on October 31. Also hit .256 in the match.
• Ended UNLV’s 11-match home win streak with five kills in the third set to clinch the match.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
MADDI OSBURN, BOISE STATE
Sophomore, Libero, Nampa, Idaho / Vallivue HS
• Led Boise State defensively in a 3-2 win at Fresno State and 3-0 sweep at UNLV last week.
• Averaged 7.0 digs per set and posted 63 reception attempts with a .937 reception percentage over eight sets.
• Part of a defense that held opponents to a combined .178 hitting percentage.
• Set a Mountain West single match record for digs in a Conference match and ranks fourth overall. The 21 digs also are an MW sophomore record for digs in a match overall and the most by a MW player this season.
• On October 31 at UNLV, tallied 15 digs and 12 reception attempts, along with two assists. Held Rebels to a .108 attack percentage.
2015 Mountain West Women's Volleyball Offensive Players of the Week
Aug. 31 – Adrianna Culbert, Sr., OH/S, Colorado State
Sept. 7 – Kaitlyn Oliver, So., MB, Boise State
Sept. 14 – Akokwe Clement, Sr., OH, Air Force
Sept. 21 – Sierra Nobley, So., OH, Boise State
Sept. 28 – Alex Reid, Sr., OH, Colorado State
Oct. 5 – Kaitlyn Oliver, So., MB, Boise State
Oct. 12 – Sierra Nobley, So., OH, Boise State
Oct. 19 – Sarah Baugh, Sr., S, Boise State
Oct. 26 – Alexandra Poletto, So., MB, Colorado State
Nov. 2 – Sierra Nobley, So., OH, Boise State
2015 Mountain West Women's Volleyball Defensive Players of the Week
Aug. 31 – Allison Waldvogel, Sr., DS, Wyoming
Sept. 7 – Allison Waldvogel, Sr., DS, Wyoming
Sept. 14 – Alexis Patterson, So., S, UNLV
Sept. 21 – Luiza Andrade, Fr., L, San José State
Sept. 28 – Carly Riehl, Jr., L, UNLV
Oct. 5 – Acacia Andrews, Jr., MB, Colorado State
Oct. 12 – Carly Riehl, Jr., L, UNLV
Oct. 19 – Adrianna Culbert, Sr., OH/S, Colorado State
Oct. 26 – Ashley Owens, So., MB, UNLV
Nov. 2 – Maddi Osburn, So., L, Boise State