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Pacific's Gillian Howard Named WCC Volleyball Player of the Week

Nov. 24, 2014

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NOVEMBER 24
GILLIAN HOWARD, SR., MB - PACIFIC

SAN BRUNO, Calif. - The West Coast Conference has named its Volleyball Player of the Week for November 24, 2014.

WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK - GILLIAN HOWARD, SR., MB - PACIFIC
Senior middle blocker Gillian Howard has been the Tigers' best play for over a month and was the catalyst to Pacific's pair of big wins on the road this weekend.

Against Pepperdine, Gillian continued her solid efforts in the middle as she came up with 10 kills on .421 hitting while leading the team in blocking with six. Two days later, the senior was nearly perfect in the match, posting a season-best 18 kills on .533 attacking to go along with nine blocks. Howard did not make her first hitting error until the fourth set and on her 22nd attack of the day. Howard recorded six kills on eight swings with no errors in the first and third sets. Her nine blocks led Pacific to 18 total blocks, the most for the team this season and the most since the 2007 campaign.

For the weekend, Gillian posted 28 kills on .490 attacking as she averaged 3.11 kills per set. She averaged 1.67 blocks per set as well as she tallied 15 total blocks for the weekend to average 4.06 points per set.

Also Nominated: Alexa Gray, BYU

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