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Pepperdine Freshman Tabbed WCC Volleyball Player of the Week

Nov. 6, 2006

MALIBU, Calif. - Pepperdine freshman outside hitter Rachel Lumsden was named West Coast Conference (WCC) volleyball Player of the Week Monday for her efforts in leading the Waves to a pair of home victories over No. 20 Santa Clara and No. 15 San Diego announced by the league office.

Lumsden (Brea, Calif.) recorded a team-high 15 kills on .333 hitting and added 13 digs for her eighth double-double of the season in leading Pepperdine in a sweep over Santa Clara on Thursday. The 6-foot-3 Lumsden followed that effort up with a 12-kill, 13-dig performance in a 3-1 victory over San Diego as the Waves snapped the Toreros' 10-match win streak.

This marks the first weekly honor for the freshman and second this season a Pepperdine athlete has received the conference's top weekly honor as sophomore Cassi Chamberlain was honored on October 16.

The Waves carry a four-match win streak into this weekend's action at Saint Mary's and San Francisco.