Boise State’s Oliver Named MW Offensive Player of the Week
Oct. 5, 2015





BOISE, Idaho (10/5/2015) - Boise State’s Kaitlyn Oliver has been named the Mountain West Volleyball Player of the Week for matches played Sept. 28 through Oct. 4. Oliver led the Broncos to a pair of come from behind conference victories last week in Boise as the Blue and Orange defeated UNLV 3-1 and Fresno State 3-2. This is the second MW Player of the Week honor of her career and second of the year for the redshirt-sophomore from Helena, Mont. It is the third of the season for Boise State overall.

Oliver hit 49.1 percent last week and averaged 3.22 kills per set, better than her 2.59 kps season average. She converted on 29 of 53 attacks over the weekend with only three errors and recorded a team-high eight blocks, four in per match.

She led Boise State to the victory over UNLV with team-highs for kills and blocks with 17 (one short of tying career-high) and four, respectively. Oliver also hit a team and career-high 60 percent against the Rebels as the Broncos rallied from one set down to win 3-1.

In the Broncos five-set victory over Fresno State on Saturday Oliver hit team-second-best hit 39.3 percent with 12 kills and one error on 28 attempts. She he also added four blocks, second-most on team.


2015 Mountain West Women’s Volleyball Offensive Players of the Week

Aug. 31 – Adrianna Culbert, Sr., OH/S, Colorado State

Sept. 7 – Kaitlyn Oliver, So., MB, Boise State

Sept. 14 – Akokwe Clement, Sr., OH, Air Force

Sept. 21 – Sierra Nobley, So., OH, Boise State

Sept. 28 – Alex Reid, Sr., OH, Colorado State

Oct. 5 – Kaitlyn Oliver, So., MB, Boise State

 

2015 Mountain West Women’s Volleyball Defensive Players of the Week

Aug. 31 – Allison Waldvogel, Sr., DS, Wyoming

Sept. 7 – Allison Waldvogel, Sr., DS, Wyoming

Sept. 14 – Alexis Patterson, So., S, UNLV

Sept. 21 – Luiza Andrade, Fr., L, San José State

Sept. 28 – Carly Riehl, Jr., L, UNLV

Oct. 5 – Acacia Andrews, Jr., MB, Colorado State


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