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Tom Hulse Tabbed MPSF Player of the Week

Jan. 30, 2007

MALIBU, Calif. - Pepperdine senior middle blocker Tom Hulse was selected as the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) men's volleyball Player of the Week for games of Jan. 21 - 27 announced by the league office Tuesday morning.

This marks the first time in his career he has earned the conference's top weekly honor and first this season a Pepperdine athlete has earned the accolade.

Hulse averaged a team-high 2.67 blocks and 2.12 kills per game in two road victories over then-No. 5 UCLA and then-No. 1 UC Irvine. He hit at a .464 clip for the week and recorded a career-best 14 block assists against previously unbeaten Irvine.

The No. 4-ranked Waves wrap up their four-game road trip this week with a pair of key conference matches. Wednesday night, Pepperdine will face No. 6 Cal State Northridge before heading north to No. 3 UC Santa Barbara Saturday night. Both matches are scheduled for 7 p.m. PT first serves.