Nov. 22, 2010
SAN BRUNO, Calif. ---With the winter sports now in action, WCC Players of the Week were selected for volleyball, men's basketball and women's basketball. Below are this week's selections.
VOLLEYBALL - Chloe Ferrari, San Diego, F, MH
Freshman middle hitter Chloe Ferrari helped lead USD to its second best record in program history in WCC matches at 13-1, and helped lead USD to the WCC Championship outright, as she racked up 29 kills (3.62 kps), hit .511, and had 9 blocks. In the loss to Pepperdine on Thursday, Ferrari had 13 kills on 24 swings to post a .375 attack percentage, while also recording six blocks. Then in Saturday's sweep over LMU, Ferrari had 16 kills on 21 swings, while only committing two errors to post a .667 attack percentage.
Also Nominated: Shannon Lowell, SMC; Kim Hill, PEP
MEN'S BASKETBALL - Angelo Caloiaro, San Francisco, JR, F
Junior forward Angelo Caloiaro turned in one of the most electric performances of his career in USF's 83-81 overtime triumph against Colorado (11/20/10). Caloiaro shattered his career-high with 26 points on 6-for-7 shooting from three-point range to go along with eight rebounds and two assists. The South Bay product enjoyed a monster night in USF's 97-76 win against Seattle U. (11/12/10) and turned in his first career double-double with 18 points and a career-high 13 rebounds to go along with four assists and three steals. Caloiaro leads the Dons in scoring at 17.7 points per game. For the week, Caloiaro averaged 17.5 points per game, connected on 8-12 (.667) from deep to go along with 7.0 rebounds per game.
Also Nominated: Mychel Thompson, PEP; Mickey McConnell, SMC; Kevin Foster, SCU
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL - Alex Cowling, Loyola Marymount, JR, G/F
Junior Alex Cowling moved within five points of joining the 1,000 point club as she led LMU to its first two victories of the season last week. On Monday against Long Beach State, Cowling had a team-high 19 points to go along with nine rebounds in a 74-43 victory. She followed that up with her 11th career double-double, scoring 22 points in the second half to match her career-high with 31 points, adding 11 rebounds, to turn a three-point halftime lead into a 77-58 win. For the week, Cowling averaged 25 points and 10 rebounds on 53.3% (16-for-30) shooting from the floor, 50% (1-for-2) from three-point range, and 94.4% (17-for-18) from the line. Cowling has 995 career points heading into Monday night's game at Sacramento State and is poised to become the 12th member of LMU's 1,000-point club.
Also Nominated: Courtney Vandersloot, GON; Robie Mayberry, PEP; ReZine TecleMariam, POR; Jasmine Smith, SMC; Emily Hatch, USD; Donnisha Taylor, USF; Alyssa Shoji, SCU