Sean Rooney, Pepperdine University

1/18/2005

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Sean Rooney, Pepperdine University
Sr., Outside Hitter, 6-9 (Wheaton, Ill. - Wheaton South H.S.)

 


Photo courtesy of Pepperdine sports information office

Sean Rooney, a 6-9 senior outside hitter for third-ranked Pepperdine University (2-0, 2-0 MPSF), has been chosen the Sports Imports/AVCA Division I-II Men's National Player of the Week. Rooney averaged 7.89 points, 6.67 kills, 1.00 aces, 1.89 digs and 0.44 blocks per game while hitting a combined .398 in two matches against ranked opponents. He hit .422 with a Division I-II season-high 36 kills to go with seven aces, three digs and three block assists versus ninth-ranked Pacific on Jan. 14. Rooney contributed a double-double of 24 kills and 14 digs to go with two aces in a four-game win over eighth-ranked Stanford on Jan. 15. He has won the award twice before on March 10, 2003, and March 25, 2002. The Pepperdine University head coach is Marv Dunphy.

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