Nobley MW Offensive Player of the Week
Sept. 4, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Col. - Boise State's Sierra Nobley has been named the Mountain West Conference Offensive Player of the Week for matches played Aug. 28-Sept. 3 as announced by the league office today. It is the ninth career Conference weekly award for Nobley.

Sierra Nobley led Boise State to 2-1 overall mark at the Boise State Invitational where they lost 3-0 to No. 10 BYU, before defeating Sacramento State 3-2 and No. 27 Missouri 3-0.

The native of Scottsdale, Ariz., led the Broncos on the weekend with a team-high 73.5 points on 71 kills and five block assists, while hitting 24.4 percent. She also led the Broncos in kills during all three matches (tied vs Missouri) and recorded a pair of double-doubles in the wins versus Sacramento State (32 kills, 14 digs) and Missouri (16 kills and 12 digs) earning her all-tournament team honors.

Nobley averaged 6.68 points, 6.45 kills (both team highs) and 0.45 blocks per set during the three matches.

In Thursday's contest with BYU, Nobley led the Broncos with a team-high 23 kills hitting 29.2 percent with one block assist. During the victory she set the school record for career kills in the match which was formerly at 1,510, she finished the match at 1,530.

In the five-set win over Sacramento State, Nobley recorded a season-high 32 kills, hit 22.2 percent and had three blocks to help the Broncos rally from one set down to win a five-set classic.

In set two versus Sacramento State, Nobley had nine kills and five digs, scored the final four points of the period for the Bronco win to even match at 1-1. In set three Boise State trailed 22-20 but rallied behind Nobley who scored three of the Broncos final six points for a 26-24 set win to give Boise State a 2-1 lead. Set five saw Nobley step up for Boise State scoring seven of the Broncos 18 points including one to fight off the Hornets match point at 15-14 that kept the Broncos alive at 15-15, Boise State eventually won the set 18-16 and the match 3-2.

In the Broncos' sweep over No. 27 Missouri, Nobley tied for the team-high in kills with 16 while hitting 23.3 percent with one block.

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