SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference has named its Volleyball Player of the Week for November 16, 2015.
WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK – ALEXA GRAY, SR., OH - BYU
Senior outside hitter Alexa Gray led No. 12 BYU women's volleyball to two come-from-behind road wins, setting new career and BYU records along the way.
On Thursday, against Portland, Gray collected career highs in kills (30) and digs (32). Her 30 kills were the third-most all-time in the BYU rally-scoring era. Her 32 digs were the fourth-most all-time in the BYU rally-scoring era. Additionally, her 76 attempts were the most taken by a player in BYU rally-scoring era history. Gray's efforts helped the Cougars collect 104 digs and a team, the most in BYU rally-scoring era history.
Then, on Saturday, Gray notched 29 kills (including 25 in the first three sets) and 13 digs for another double-double. She also collected 74 attempts for second-most all-time in the BYU rally-scoring era. Her efforts helped the Cougars rally from down two sets to win a come-from-behind five-set thriller against the Bulldogs and take sole possession of first place in the conference standings.
For the week, Gray averaged 6.72 points, 6.56 kills and 5.00 digs per set on a .327 clip.
Also Nominated: Lexi Elman, Pacific; Emily Liger, Portland; Danielle Rottman, Santa Clara; Becca Strehlow, Pepperdine; Rachelle Suaava, Loyola Marymount
2015 WCC Volleyball Player of the Week
11/16 – Alexa Gray, BYU
11/9 – Alexa Gray, BYU
11/2 – Sarah Sponcil, Loyola Marymount
10/27 – Lisa Kramer, San Diego
10/19 - Hannah Tedrow, Loyola Marymount
10/12 – Lisa Kramer, San Diego
10/5 – Kirsten Mead, Santa Clara
9/28 – Jordan Gasser, Gonzaga
9/21 – Amy Boswell, BYU
9/14 – Lexi Elman, Pacific
9/7 – Alexa Gray, BYU
8/31 – Becca Strehlow, Pepperdine