Cowgirl Kirby Earns Co-MW Player Of The Week

Nov. 12, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Wyoming Cowgirl volleyball's sophomore middle blocker Erin Kirby was named the Mountain West Women's Volleyball Co-Player of the Week announced Monday by the conference office.

Kirby a native of Evanston, Wyo., helped the Cowgirls to a 2-0 record over the weekend defeating Fresno State in straight sets on Thursday, while also downing UNLV in four sets on Saturday. Against the Bulldogs, she hit .700 with seven kills and no errors on 10 attacks. She also recorded six blocks against Fresno State. Against the Rebels she recorded 11 kills and no errors on 22 attacks for a percentage of .500. She also blocked eight attacks against the Rebels. Kirby led the Cowgirls in hitting percentage in both matches. On the weekend, she hit an average of .562 (18-0-32). She also averaged 2.57 kills and two blocks per set.

Earning Co-POW honors with Kirby was Colorado State senior middle Megan Plourde.

2012 Mountain West Women's Volleyball Players of the Week
Aug. 27 - Andrea Hannasch, Sr., MB, San Diego State
Sept. 3 - Chantale Riddle, So., MB/RS, New Mexico
Sept. 10 - Megan Plourde, Sr., MB, Colorado State
Sept. 17 - Jodi Purdy, Sr., OH, Wyoming
Sept. 24 - Tessa Lea`ea, So., MB, Nevada
Oct. 1 - Dana Cranston, Sr., OH, Colorado State
Oct. 8 - Andrea Hannasch, Sr., MB, San Diego State
Oct. 15 - Korrin Wild, Jr., OH, Fresno State
Oct. 22 - Reese Plante, Jr., MB, Wyoming
Oct. 29 - Kinsey Caldwell, Fr., S, UNLV
Nov. 5 - Summer Nash, Jr., OH, San Diego State
Nov. 12 - Megan Plourde, Sr., MB, Colorado State; Erin Kirby, So., MB, Wyoming