Waldvogel Named espnW National Player of the Week

Sept. 2, 2015


espnW Release

Two days after earning Player of the Week honors from the Mountain West, senior Allison Waldvogel garnered the same recognition on a national level as espnW’s national player of the week. She is the first Cowgirl to achieve national player of the week honors from espnW.

Waldvogel, a native of Joliet, Ill., began her senior season by leading the Cowgirls to an undefeated weekend that included an upset over the #14th ranked Ohio State Buckeyes. She highlighted the weekend by earning tournament MVP honors and a team-high 15 digs against the Buckeyes. She added one service ace against OSU before nine digs and four assists against South Dakota. The Cowgirls followed the sweep over USD with a four-set victory against Butler on Saturday night. Waldvogel ended the tournament with a season-high 22 digs with three assists and one service ace. She led the Cowgirls with 4.18 digs per set during the opening tournament of the season.

The Cowgirls (3-0) will return to action this weekend, Sept. 4-5, as they travel to Spokane, Wash., to compete in the Gonzaga Invitational. They will play host Gonzaga at 5 p.m. on Friday and then on Saturday face Utah and Montana at 1 p.m., and 6 p.m., respectively.