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SAN BRUNO, Calif. --- West Coast Conference women's volleyball will continue on to its third week of play on Thursday, September 6 with Saint Mary's at Kansas State (5:00 PM PT). For the full composite schedule and more information about WCC women's volleyball, please visit one of the above links.
QUICK HITSFor the first time since 2007, BYU earned a top-25 ranking
in the AVCA Division I Coaches Poll, coming in at No.
21, after defeating No. 14 Tennessee and No. 24 Colorado
State last weekend to win the Shocker Volleyball Classic.
San Francisco had a record day last Saturday, as the
Dons defeated No. 25 California, 3-2. The win was the
first time the Dons have defeated the Bears in program
history and also marked USF's head coach Gilad Doron's
77th victory, making him the school's all-time wins leader.
San Francisco's Jocelyn Levig, who became an All-
Tournament Team member for the second weekend in a
row, was named this week's WCC Volleyball Player of the
Week after recording 43 kills (3.58 kills per set) and 24 digs
in the Hawaiian Airlines Classic.
Portland overcame a 2-1 deficit against the UNLV Rebels
to capture the Nike Portland Invitational Tournament title for
the first time since 2004. Senior Ariel Usher led the Pilots
with 20 kills and junior Autumn Wedan added 13. Wedan
claimed tournament MVP honors as Portland swept the
Saint Mary's swept all three opponents at the Sacramento
State Invitational last weekend. Senior Lauren Corp was
named Tournament MVP after averaging 4.62 kills per set,
1.5 digs per set and a .369 hitting percentage.
Down 10-12 in the fifth set, No. 12 Pepperdine scored five
consecutive points to clinch the 3-2 triumph over Arizona to
win the Pepperdine Asics Classic.