Michelle Morris, Western State College of Colorado

10/8/2001

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Oct. 8, 2001

Michelle Morris, Western State College of Colorado
Sr., Outside Hitter, 5-10 (Gunnison, Colo. - Gunnison High School)

Western State's Michelle MorrisMichelle Morris, a 5-10 senior outside hitter for No. 12 Western State College of Colorado (16-3), has been named the AVCA/Sports Imports Division II National Player of the Week. Morris posted back-to-back 20-plus kill performances to lead the Mountaineers to wins over No. 13 Nebraska-Kearney and Fort Hays State. She pounded 26 kills and collected 22 digs in the victory over Fort Hays State, following that up with 25 kills and 14 digs against Nebraska-Kearney. Those outings marked her seventh and eighth double-doubles of the season. Her four-game kill total against FHSU (26) was the best effort by a Mountaineer since the 1992 season. Morris' career kill tally is now 1,306, ranking third on the Western State all-time list. For the week she averaged 6.38 kills and 4.50 digs.

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