Hamson wins third WCC Player of the Week

(Photo by Jonathan Hardy/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah—Junior opposite hitter Jennifer Hamson received her third West Coast Conference Player of the Week award this season after leading the No. 16 BYU women’s volleyball team to a share of the league title.

Hamson totaled 46 kills on the week, with 23 each against Pepperdine and San Diego. Hamson also had 15 digs against San Diego for her seventh double-double of the season and had seven blocks.

The 6-foot-7 opposite hitter averages 4.01 kills per set for the Cougars and has had 22 double-figuring outings in kills this season, seven in digs and one in blocks.

BYU won a share of the conference title in only its second year since joining the WCC in 2011 and second season with head coach Shawn Olmstead at the helm.

The Cougars end their regular season play against UVU Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Smith Fieldhouse.