Wyoming Volleyball's Jodi Purdy Earns MW Player of the Week Honors

Nov. 14, 2011

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Wyoming outside hitter Jodi Purdy has been named Mountain West Conference Volleyball Player of the Week for matches played from Nov. 7-11. It marks the second time this season and the third time in her career that she has earned the honor.

Purdy, a 6-0 junior from Winterset, Iowa, led the Cowgirls to two big 3-2 road wins at New Mexico and TCU last week. The wins put Wyoming in a third-place tie with TCU to end the regular season and give UW the No. 4 seed in the 2011 MW Volleyball Championship this week in Albuquerque, N.M. Purdy recorded a double-double of 15 kills and 14 digs to go along with five blocks at New Mexico on Thursday, Nov. 10. At TCU on Nov. 12, Purdy had another double-double with 15 kills and a career-high 23 digs. Purdy leads the Mountain West with 20 double-doubles on the season.

For the week, Purdy averaged 3.00 kills, 3.70 digs and 0.90 blocks per set, while hitting .237. She averaged 3.65 points per set over 10 total sets.