Nana Meriwether Named Pac-10 Volleyball Player of the Week

Oct. 23, 2006

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - UCLA middle blocker Nana Meriwether has been named the Pac-10 Volleyball Player of the Week for Oct. 16-22, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Meriwether, a senior from Potomac, Md., led UCLA in kills, attack percentage, blocks and points as the Bruins defeated No. 5 USC to push their record to 21-1 overall, 8-1 in Conference, giving them a share of the Conference's top spot with Stanford at the midway point of league play.

Friday's win marked UCLA's first win over USC since a home sweep of the Women of Troy on Nov. 3, 2000, in Pauley Pavilion. Meriwether tallied 19 kills, 10 blocks, and added two digs marking her 18th double-figure kill performance of the season and her third with double figure blocks. In addition, Meriwether posted a .486 hitting percentage, the 16th time she has hit .400 or better in a match this season.

This is the third weekly honor for Meriwether, her second for the season, and UCLA's 51st Pac-10 Player of the Week all-time.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Sunday, Nov 15
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
(25-18, 25-19, 25-27, 25-19)
Friday, Nov 20
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
(25-22, 22-25, 19-25, 28-26, 15-10)
Sunday, Nov 22
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
(22-25, 27-29, 27-25, 25-21, 10-15)
Wednesday, Nov 25
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
(25-18, 17-25, 25-19, 12-25, 15-12)
Friday, Nov 27
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
(18-25, 25-22, 25-20, 21-25, 11-15)
Friday, Dec 04
vs. Lipscomb
Los Angeles, CA
(25-10, 25-22, 25-15)
Saturday, Dec 05
vs. Michigan
Los Angeles, CA
(23-25, 24-26, 25-22, 25-20, 15-11)
Friday, Dec 11
at Texas
Austin, TX
(25-23, 22-25, 10-25, 20-25)