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Amy DeGroot named WCC Player of the Week

Nov. 12, 2007

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Sophomore outside hitter Amy DeGroot of the 18th-ranked University of San Diego women's volleyball team was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday afternoon.

DeGroot, a native of Frenchtown, Mont., helped lead the Toreros to back-to-back 3-2 wins over Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine this past week. For the week, the sophomore recorded a team-best 41 kills, 25 digs and five blocks. In the match against Loyola Marymount, DeGroot recorded a double-double with 16 kills and 17 digs. In Saturday's win over Pepperdine, she recorded a team-leading 25 kills, had eight digs and hit for a .339 clip. On the season, DeGroot leads the team with 409 kills and is second in digs with 217.

The Toreros will return to action on Thursday as they head to Spokane, Wash. to take on Gonzaga University in a 7 p.m. match.