Oct. 18, 2011
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SAN BRUNO, Calif. --- West Coast Conference women's volleyball will continue conference play this week on Thursday, October 20.
QUICK HITSWith her final kill of the match, senior Lilla Frederick became
Pepperdine's 16th member of the 1,000 kills club in
the 3-1 win over San Francisco. She is the second Wave to
reach the 1,000 career kills milestone this season, joining
fellow senior Kim Hill. With 982 career digs, Frederick is
also on pace to reach the 1,000 digs milestone.
San Diego moved up one spot to No. 16 in the latest
AVCA top-25 poll after picking up a pair of WCC wins over
Saint Mary's and Loyola Marymount. Both San Diego and
No. 17 Pepperdine are riding seven-match win streaks.
San Diego's Katie Hoekman currently leads the conference
in hitting percentage with a .412 clip on the season
and .445 average in conference matches. BYU's Jennifer
Hamson leads the conference in kills this season (299), while
San Francisco's Vendula Strakova tops the charts for kills in
WCC matches (101).
Conference play this week started yesterday with a
Monday evening match between BYU and Gonzaga. After
a 3-1 win at Portland last Saturday, the Cougars travelled
to Gonzaga to pick up another WCC win in four sets with
a final score of 25-23, 25-8, 25-27, 25-19. BYU is now 5-2
in conference matches.
Entering the fifth week of conference play, Santa Clara and
BYU will host "DigPink" matches to promote breast cancer
awareness and education.
Senior Lilla Frederick Earns Pepperdine's Fourth Straight WCC Women's Volleyball Player of the Week Honor (full release)