Nov. 21, 2011
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
Wyoming volleyball player Jodi Purdy was recognized as an All-Mountain West Tournament Team selection announced on Sunday by the league office. For the tournament, she averaged 3.14 kills, 2.86 digs and 1.14 blocks per set. She hit .224 (22-7-67) in two matches and tallied 28 points.
On the year, Purdy started in all 32 matches for the Cowgirls, while playing in 120 sets this season. She averaged a team leading 3.41 kills and 4.09 points, while adding 3.18 digs, which was second on the team. In conference matches, she averaged 3.17 kills, 3.17 digs and 3.72 points per set. She is ranked third in points (4.09 pps), fourth in kills (3.41 kps), sixth in service aces (0.28 saps) and ninth in digs (3.19 dps), while in league matches she was fifth in kills (3.17 kps), seventh in points (3.72 pps) and ninth in digs (3.17 dps). She recorded double-figures in kill 23 times and digs 24 times, while recording 21 double-doubles. Purdy was recently named to the All-Mountain West Conference team for the second year in a row.
The Cowgirls closed out their season 21-11 overall and 9-5 in the Mountain West. They won their opening match of the conference tournament against New Mexico on Friday, 3-1, but lost in the semifinals to the top seed Colorado State.