Oct. 4, 2010
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
Wyoming outside hitter Jodi Purdy has been named Mountain West Conference Volleyball Player of the Week, marking the first weekly honor of her career. Purdy is the first Cowgirl to earn MWC weekly honors since Andrea Seele on Nov. 20, 2006.
Purdy, a 5-11 sophomore from Winterset, Iowa, led the Cowgirls to a 3-0 sweep of San Diego State in Laramie on Saturday night. She led Wyoming with 14 kills, including seven in the final set, while hitting .500 (14-2-24). She also had three service aces, nine digs and four total blocks in the match. The 14 kills and three block assists tie her season-best in conference play, while the three aces and .500 hitting percentage were career-highs in conference action.
For the week, Purdy averaged 4.67 kills, 1.33 blocks and 6.50 points per set, while hitting .500 (14-2-24) over three sets. She also had one assist.