Tiffany Owens- University of Arizona

11/25/2008

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Photo courtesy Arizona athletics.

Tiffany Owens, a sophomore outside hitter from the University of Arizona, has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Division I National Player of the Week after leading the Wildcats to their first Pac-10 weekend sweep since 2006, which included a 3-1 upset over then-No. 8 Oregon. In that match, Owens hit .383 with 22 kills in 47 attempts and four errors. She also had eight digs, one solo block and two block assists. She finished the week by helping Arizona to a 3-0 win over Oregon State. In that contest, she hit .429 with 13 kills in 28 attempts and only one error. She completed her eighth double-double of the season by adding 17 digs to her stat totals. For the week, Owens averaged 5.0 kills, 3.57 digs and 5.29 points per set. Owens in the fifth athlete from Arizona earn Sports Imports/AVCA Division I National Player of the Week honors. The last Wildcat to earn the distinction was Kristina Baum on Oct. 17, 2008. Arizona I coached by David Rubio.

 

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