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Santa Clara's Megan Anders Named WCC Volleyball Player of the Week

Oct. 22, 2012

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. --- The West Coast Conference has named its Women's Volleyball Player of the Week for October 22, 2012.

WCC PLAYER OF THE WEEK: MEGAN ANDERS, SANTA CLARA, JUNIOR, MIDDLE BLOCKER
Megan Anders hit for a .500 clip with 39 kills, averaging 4.88 kpg and 0.50 bpg, leading the Santa Clara Broncos to a 2-0 record on the week. With the wins, the Broncos improve to 16-7 overall and 5-3 in WCC play, good for fourth in the conference standings.

Anders collected a career-best 25 kills in Santa Clara's 3-2 win over No. 16 BYU, hitting .432 on 44 attempts with one block assist. In the 3-0 non-conference win versus Sacramento State, who entered the match as the No. 3 blocking team in the country, Anders registered an impressive .636 hitting percentage, collecting 14 kills and zero errors with four block assists.

Anders is hitting a team-leading .395 this year, including a .431 hitting percentage in WCC play with 3.22 kills per game.

Also nominated: Jennifer Hamson, BYU; Jordan Gasser, GON; Litara Keil, LMU; Jazmine Orozco, PEP; Gabby Jolly, SMC; Chloe Ferrari, USD

2012 WEST COAST CONFERENCE VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Aug. 27: Jennifer Hamson, BYU
Sep. 3: Jocelyn Levig, USF
Sep. 10: Jennifer Hamson, BYU
Sep. 17: Jazmine Orozco, PEP
Sep. 24: Katie Hoekman, USD
Oct. 1: Jordan Shaw, SMC
Oct. 8: Rachel Alvey, USD
Oct. 15: Sandra Lozic, USD
Oct. 22: Megan Anders, SCU