Wyoming's Lauren Scott Named MWC Volleyball Player of the Week

Sept. 27, 2004


Wyoming freshman middle blocker Lauren Scott earned Mountain West Conference Volleyball Player of the Week, marking her first career award.

A 6-2 freshman from Lone Tree, Colo. (Highlands Ranch HS), Scott helped the Cowgirls go 2-0 to open league play for the first time since 1997 with wins over New Mexico and Air Force last weekend. Against New Mexico, Scott had a .409 hitting percentage with 12 kills and six blocks, as Wyoming got past the Lobos in five games. She hit .400 vs. Air Force, matching her career-high with 13 kills. Scott added a career-best two solo blocks (eight total blocks) and a dig in four games vs. the Falcons.

For the week, Scott averaged 2.78 kills and 1.56 blocks per game, while hitting .404 (25-6-47). She also had three digs and an assist. On the season, she currently leads Wyoming in blocks (1.43 per game) and hitting percentage (.359, 122-37-237), ranking fourth in the MWC in both categories.

MWC Volleyball Players of the Week:

Date Player, Cl., Pos., SchoolSept. 6Sara Maytorena, Sr., OH, WyomingSept. 13 Melissa Courtney, Sr., S, Colorado StateSept. 20 Connie Dangerfield, So., L, UtahSept. 27 Lauren Scott, Fr., MB, Wyoming