Sean Rooney, Pepperdine University

3/10/2003

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Sean Rooney, Pepperdine University
Sophomore, Outside Hitter, 6-9 (Wheaton, Illinois - Wheaton South High School)

 

Sean Rooney, a 6-9 sophomore outside hitter for top-ranked Pepperdine University (15-2, 13-1 MPSF), has been selected the AVCA/Sports Imports Division I/II Men's National Player of the Week after leading the Waves to road sweeps of two ranked opponents. He totaled 38 kills in six games for a 6.33 average on the week, well over his current season average of 4.9 kills per game. Rooney hit at a .485 clip, recording only six errors in 66 attempts in the two outings. He pounded 21 kills in the win over 15th-ranked UC Santa Barbara, adding seven digs, three blocks, two aces and a .400 (21-5-40) hitting performance. Rooney hit .615 with 17 kills and one error on 26 attempts against sixth-ranked Cal State Northridge. He registered three blocks, three digs and an ace in that match as well.

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