Mountain West Women's Volleyball Weekly Release - November 13, 2012

Nov. 13, 2012

San Diego State (11-3) holds a slight lead for first place in the Mountain West women's volleyball standings this week ahead of Colorado State (10-3). The Aztecs travel to New Mexico on Saturday after a non-conference match with cross-town rival San Diego on Wednesday. The Rams are on the road this week at Air Force (Thursday) and Boise State (Saturday).

    • Week 13 - San Diego State Maintains Lead With Two Weeks Left ... San Diego State maintained its lead in the league standings last week at 11-3 after picking up two home wins against Air Force and Boise State. Colorado State remains in the hunt for its fourth consecutive title at 10-3. The Aztecs are off on Thursday and travel to New Mexico on Saturday. The Rams are on the road at Air Force on Thursday and at Boise State on Saturday. UNLV currently sits in third place at 8-5 and needs some SDSU and CSU losses for a chance at a share of a championship.

    • By The Numbers ...
    1,821 - Wyoming senior Jodi Purdy ranks second on the MW career points chart with 1,821. Kim Smith of Utah (2000-03) holds the MW record of 2,065 career points.

    1,808 - San Diego State senior Kristi Jackels ranks third on the MW career digs list with 1,808 over the past four seasons.

    1,000-500 - Colorado State senior Megan Plourde cracked the 1,000-career kill mark on Nov. 10 against Fresno State. With 1,011 career kills and 595 career blocks, Plourde is just the third player in CSU history to have a 1,000 kill-500 block career. Her 595 career blocks ranks fourth in MW history, as well as her 560 block assists.

    66 - Air Force snapped a 66-match MW road losing streak on Nov. 10 with a 3-1 win at Nevada.

    4 - Wyoming senior Jodi Purdy will finish her career ranked in the MW top 10 in four categories. Purdy currently ranks second in career points (1,821), third in career attacks (4,169), fourth in career kills (1,523) and seventh in career service aces (133).

    • Cranston Named Senior CLASS Award Finalist ... Colorado State's Dana Cranston has been named one of the 10 women's volleyball finalists for the 2012 Senior CLASS Award®. 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.

    • Follow MW Volleyball on Twitter ... Fans can follow Mountain West Women's Volleyball on Twitter at @TheMWCOlySports.

THIS WEEK'S MOUNTAIN WEST WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE
Match Time TV/Webcast
NOVEMBER 13 (TUESDAY)
COLORADO STATE at Northern Colorado 7 p.m. MT
UC Irvine at FRESNO STATE 7 p.m. PT GoBulldogs.com
NOVEMBER 14 (WEDNESDAY)
San Diego at SAN DIEGO STATE 7 p.m. PT GoAztecs.com
NOVEMBER 15 (THURSDAY)
* COLORADO STATE at AIR FORCE 6 p.m. MT GoAirForceFalcons.com
* WYOMING at BOISE STATE 7 p.m. MT BroncoSports.com
* NEVADA at NEW MEXICO 7 p.m. MT GoLobos.com
NOVEMBER 16 (FRIDAY)
* FRESNO STATE at UNLV 7 p.m. PT UNLVRebels.com
NOVEMBER 17 (SATURDAY)
* SAN DIEGO STATE at NEW MEXICO 11 a.m. MT GoLobos.com
* WYOMING at AIR FORCE 7 p.m. MT GoAirForceFalcons.com
* COLORADO STATE at BOISE STATE 7 p.m. MT BroncoSports.com
Legend
* = Mountain West match
Live stats available for most matches.