Jamie Houston - Hawai'i

10/9/2006

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Oct. 9, 2006

Jamie Houston - Hawai'i
Sophomore, Left Side Hitter, 6-1 (Huntsville, Ala. - Huntsville High School)

Photo courtesy of Hawai'i athletics.

 

Jamie Houston, a sophomore left-side hitter from then-fifteenth-ranked University of Hawai'i, has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Division I National Player of the Week.  Houston led her team to two home wins this past week over Utah State and Nevada.  Houston, in a sweep of the Bulldogs, had 23 kills, 3 blocks and 7 digs; her hitting percentage was .386 for the match.  Later in the week in a sweep over the Wolf Pack, she put away another 18 kills and added 10 digs for a double-double, while hitting .417. For the week, Houston averaged 6.83 kills per game and a steady 2.83 digs per game; she hit an even .400 and averaged 7.50 points per game.  Houston is the sixth Rainbow Wahine player to receive the Sports Imports/AVCA National Award, and the first since 2002. The Hawai'i head coach is Dave Shoji.

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