Mountain West Women's Volleyball Weekly Release - October 16, 2012

Oct. 16, 2012

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      • Week 9 - Conference Play Reaches the Halfway Point ... It's a tight Mountain West race as Conference play reaches the 8-match halfway mark this week. UNLV and Fresno State are currently tied for first place at 5-2, while Colorado State and New Mexico are tied for third at 4-2. UNLV and Fresno State meet each other for the first time this season on Friday night at 7 p.m. PT at the Save Mart Center in Fresno.

      • By The Numbers ...
      1,022 - Colorado State senior Izzy Gaulia earned her 1,000th career dig last Thursday at Fresno State. She now has 1,022 for her career.

      941 - Colorado State senior Megan Plourde has 941 career kills following Sunday afternoon's 3-0 win at UNLV.

      53 - Wyoming senior Jodi Purdy has 53 career double-doubles, second on the MW career double-doubles list. Purdy needs five more double-doubles this season to pass BYU's Chelsea Goodman (57; 2004-07) for the MW record.

      53 - MW teams have competed in 53 five-set matches this season, the fourth-most of any season, and there are still 54 matches left in the 2012 season. The MW record is 62 5-set matches in a season, set in 2005. It is the third year in league history that every team has played at least four 5-set matches.

      3 - Colorado State's Dana Cranston, San Diego State's Andrea Hannasch and Wyoming's Jodi Purdy are among 30 NCAA Division I senior women's volleyball student-athletes named to the 2012 Senior CLASS Award® candidate class. The award honors student-athletes who excel both on and off the court, having notable achievements in four areas of excellence - community, classroom, character and competition.

      18-20-10 - Wyoming senior Jodi Purdy recorded the first triple-double of the season last Saturday at Fresno State with 18 kills, 20 digs and 10 blocks.

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      THIS WEEK'S MOUNTAIN WEST WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE
      Match Time TV/Webcast
      OCTOBER 16 (TUESDAY)
      SAN DIEGO STATE at UC Irvine 7 p.m. PT
      OCTOBER 18 (THURSDAY)
      * AIR FORCE at WYOMING 7 p.m. MT WyomingAthletics.com
      * BOISE STATE at COLORADO STATE 7 p.m. MT CSURams.com
      CSU Bakersfield at FRESNO STATE 7 p.m. PT GoBulldogs.com
      * NEW MEXICO at SAN DIEGO STATE 7 p.m. PT GoAztecs.com
      OCTOBER 19 (FRIDAY)
      * AIR FORCE at COLORADO STATE 7 p.m. MT CSURams.com
      * UNLV at FRESNO STATE 7 p.m. PT GoBulldogs.com
      OCTOBER 20 (SATURDAY)
      * NEW MEXICO at NEVADA 1 p.m. PT NevadaWolfPack.com
      * BOISE STATE at WYOMING 7 p.m. MT WyomingAthletics.com
      Legend
      * = Mountain West match
      Live stats available for most matches.