Alex Shurtz, Chico State

WALNUT CREEK – Chico State's Alex Shurtz has been named the Molten/California Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Volleyball Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 4.

Shurtz delivered two outstanding double-double performances over the weekend as Chico State split a pair of home matches against conference powerhouses Cal State San Bernardino and UC San Diego.

Friday Shurtz collected a match-high 19 kills to go along with 10 digs, a pair of aces and a solo block in a four-set loss to the conference-leading Coyotes.  The following night Shurtz ripped 17 kills and supplied 10 digs as Chico State stunned the No. 24 Tritons in three sets. 

The Junior Outside hitter from Moraga hit for .274 with 36 kills and averaged 5.2 points per set on the weekend.


Molten/CCAA Women's Volleyball Player of the Week
Aug. 27 – Sept. 2: Ally Sather (Sonoma State)

Sept. 3 – Sept. 9: Alex Shurtz (Chico State)

Sept. 10 – Sept. 16: Marquis Mora (Cal State L.A.)
Sept. 17 – Sept. 23: Alex Shurtz (Chico State)
Sept. 24 – Sept. 30: Danielle Dahle (UC San Diego)
Oct. 1 – Oct. 7: Camille Smith (Cal State San Bernardino)
Oct. 8 – Oct. 14: Marquis Mora (Cal State L.A.)
Oct. 15 – Oct. 21: Iris Tolenada (San Francisco State)
Oct. 22 – Oct. 28: Megan Johnson (San Francisco State)
Oct. 29 – Nov. 4: Alex Shurtz (Chico State)