Young Snags First Career WAC Player of the Week Honor

DENVER - Boise State senior middle blocker Alisha Young has been named Verizon Western Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 8-14. This is the first WAC Player of the Week honor of her career.

Young, from American Fork, Utah (American Fork HS), led the Broncos to a pair of shutout victories over Louisiana Tech and New Mexico State last week. Young led Boise State as the only double-digit kills scorer in both matches. She posted 10 kills against Louisiana Tech, helping her surpass the 1,000-career kills mark. Young then had 11 kills, two digs and five blocks in the win over New Mexico State. On the week, Young posted 21 kills (3.50 kps) with a .356 hitting percentage. She also tallied four assists, two service aces, four digs and 10 blocks.

Other nominees included: Kelly Mason of Fresno State averaged 5.2 digs per set ... Chanteal Satele averaged 3.12 kills while hitting .352 in three road wins for Hawai'i last week ... Idaho's Allison Walker had double-doubles in both matches for Idaho ... Clara Vido of Louisiana Tech averaged 4.12 kills while picking up her fifth double-double of the season ... Nevada's Nicole Link averaged 4.00 kills per set and collected 24 digs in a pair of matches ... New Mexico State's Kayleigh Giddens had 30 kills and 24 digs over two matches ... Utah State's Josselyn White had 10 kills in a win against Nevada.

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