Nils Dauburs, University of the Pacific

2/3/2003

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Nils Dauburs, University of the Pacific
Sophomore, Right Side/Opposite Hitter, 6-6 (Riga, Latvia - Riga CC)

 

Nils Dauburs, a 6-6 sophomore right side/opposite hitter for the University of the Pacific (6-4, 3-1), has been selected the AVCA/Sports Imports Division I/II Men's National Player of the Week. Dauburs led the Tigers, tied for 13th  in the USA Today/AVCA Division I-II Coaches Top 15 Poll, to a 3-0 week including two road wins over higher-ranked opponents. He averaged 7.13 kills, 2.25 digs and 0.88 blocks per game while hitting at a .530 clip in eight games. Dauburs tallied 32 kills and 11 digs to go with a .532 hitting percentage in a four-game win over No. 12 UC Santa Barbara. He later collected 21 kills, seven digs and four blocks, while hitting .567 in a sweep of eighth-ranked Cal State Northridge. Dauburs totaled 57 kills on the week, bettering his current season average (4.42) by 2.71 kills per game.

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