Sean Rooney, Pepperdine University

3/25/2002

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Sean Rooney, Pepperdine University
Freshman, Outside Hitter, 6-9 (Wheaton, Ill. - Wheaton South High School)

Sean Rooney, a 6-9 freshman outside hitter for second-ranked Pepperdine (20-4, 15-2 MPSF), has been selected the AVCA/Sports Imports Division I/II National Player of the Week as he helped the Waves to two victories over third-ranked Hawai'i. Rooney hit for a .633 percentage on 60 attempts. He averaged 5.25 kills, 1.50 digs and 0.38 blocks per game. Rooney recorded a .645 hitting percentage with 22 kills, four digs and a block in the first meeting on March 22. He followed that performance with 20 kills, eight digs, two blocks and a .621 hitting percentage. For the season, Rooney is averaging 4.24 kills and 1.28 digs per game with a .408 hitting percentage. Pepperdine, which has won eight straight matches, moved into first place in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation with the two wins and lead second-place UCLA by one-half game. 
 

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