Sept. 6, 2004
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -
Wyoming outside hitter Sara Maytorena earned Mountain West Conference Volleyball Player of the Week, marking her third career award.
A 6-0 senior from Parker, Colo., Maytorena led the Cowgirls to a 2-1 record last week to open the season after hitting .388 (40-7-85) and averaging 4.0 kills per game. She recorded her first double-double of the year with 20 kills and 16 digs in a win over Idaho State. In a victory over Texas-San Antonio, Maytorena hit .600 with seven kills, and finished the week with an error-free performance vs. No. 5 Minnesota, totaling 13 kills in 33 attempts for a .394 efficiency. She also averaged 2.4 digs per game and added three aces over the three matches.
Named to the Cowgirl Classic all-tournament team, Maytorena eclipsed the 1,000 kill mark for her career last week and currently has 1,030 all-time.