Sep 30, 2013 10:09 PM
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- Senior Megan McConnell (Mountain View, Calif./Mountain View HS) hit .383 to spark Cal Poly to a 2-0 conference start, claiming Big West Conference Women's Volleyball Player of the Week honors it was announced by the conference office on Monday.
The 6-1 outside hitter was the offensive catalyst in back-to-back straight set victories against UC Irvine and Long Beach State. The Mustangs, 2-0 in the Big West for the first time since 2010, rode the all-around play of McConnell, who posted 12 kills against UC Irvine and 11 versus Long Beach State.
Against the Anteaters, her 12 kills came on 27 swings with just four errors as she swung at a .296 clip. McConnell added nine digs, two assisted blocks and a service ace in the 25-22, 25-18, 25-11 win.
McConnell hit .500 (11-1-20) in the 25-18, 27-25, 25-23 sweep of the 49ers. She also dug seven balls. She finished the weekend averaging 3.83 kills and 2.67 digs per set.
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