Tabi Love Named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week

Oct. 29, 2012

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Senior Tabi Love was named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after averaging 7.00 kills per set to lead the sixth-ranked Bruins to victories over Washington State and fifth-ranked Washington. She produced 24 kills against the Cougars and 25 versus the Huskies.

On Friday, Love added five digs to her 24 kills, which marked the most for a Bruin in a three-set match this season. She was flawless in the opening set, posting eight kills and no errors in 13 attempts. She added nine kills and three digs in the second and seven kills in the third, leading the Bruins in kills in all three sets and hitting .412 for the match.

On Sunday, Love had another strong opening set, producing 10 of the Bruins' 19 kills to go with three digs. She also led the Bruins in kills in the second with six and the third with seven, finishing the match with two kills and three digs in the fourth. Love produced six digs and a pair of blocks.

Love leads the Bruins with 4.55 kills and 4.94 points per set, and has a .320 hitting percentage on the season. She has seven matches this season with at least 20 kills after failing to surpass the mark last year.

This season marks the second in which the Pac-12 has handed out weekly Offensive, Defensive and Freshman of the Week awards. Love earned her first-ever Pac-12 POW honor and it was the third Offensive POW for the Bruins over the last two years.

The now fifth-ranked Bruins open up a four-match road trip on Friday at Arizona at 8 p.m. The match will be broadcast live on Pac-12 Networks and Gametracker will be available at

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Saturday, Aug 29
vs. Virginia
Los Angeles, CA
(25-19, 25-21, 25-16)
Sunday, Aug 30
vs. Loyola Marymount
Los Angeles, CA
(15-25, 23-25, 27-29)
Friday, Sep 04 - 7:30 PM PST
vs. American University
Honolulu, HI
Saturday, Sep 05 - 7:30 PM PST
vs. Iowa
Honolulu, HI
Sunday, Sep 06 - 8:00 PM PST
at Hawai'i
Honolulu, HI
Friday, Sep 11 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. San Diego
Santa Barbara, CA
Saturday, Sep 12 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. SMU
Santa Barbara, CA
Sunday, Sep 13 - 2:00 PM PST
at UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
Friday, Sep 18 - 10:00 AM PST
at UC Irvine
Irvine, CA
Friday, Sep 18 - 7:30 PM PST
at Long Beach State
Long Beach, CA
Wednesday, Sep 23 - 7:30 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Sep 27 - 12:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Friday, Oct 02 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 04 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Oct 09 - 5:00 PM PST
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Sunday, Oct 11 - 11:00 AM PST
at Colorado
Boulder, CO
Friday, Oct 16 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 18 - 1:30 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Oct 23 - 6:00 PM PST
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
Sunday, Oct 25 - 12:00 PM PST
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
Friday, Oct 30 - 7:00 PM PST
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
Sunday, Nov 01 - 11:00 AM PST
at Washington
Seattle, WA
Wednesday, Nov 04 - 7:30 PM PST
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 06 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Nov 12 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Nov 15 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 20 - 6:00 PM PST
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
Sunday, Nov 22 - 11:00 AM PST
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Wednesday, Nov 25 - 8:00 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 27 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA