Alcantara Named MW Player of the Week

Nov. 26, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Fresno State senior setter Barbara Alcantara has earned Mountain West Women's Volleyball Player of the Week honors for matches played from Nov. 19-25, 2012. It is the first Mountain West weekly honor of Alcantara's career.

Alcantara, a native of Curitiba, Brazil, led the Bulldogs to a 2-0 record last week. In a 3-0 win over Air Force, Alcantara recorded 33 assists while hitting .500 (4k-0e-8ta). She recorded her ninth double-double against Boise State in a 3-2 Senior Night win with 49 assists and 10 digs. The team hit .275 against Air Force and .240 against Boise State.

For the week, Alcantara averaged 10.20 assists and 2.10 digs per set, while hitting at a .421 clip. She also had three service aces and a block assist, and averaged 1.44 points per set over eight total sets.

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