Fleming Named WCC Player Of The Week

Fleming Named WCC Player Of The Week

Stockton, Calif. - Pacific's Ashlyn Fleming was named the West Coast Conference volleyball Player of the Week Monday after hitting .574 with 31 kills in two matches.

Fleming, a freshman middle blocker from San Jose, Calif., hit .800 with 16 kills and no errors against No. 13 BYU on Saturday. The 16 kills were one off her career high, which she recorded in a five-set win over Oregon State back on Sept. 10. Her .800 hitting percentage and her 5.33 kills per set agains the Cougars were both career bests.

Fleming also posted seven blocks, all against No. 5 San Diego as the Tigers pushed the Toreros to five sets on Thursday before USD escaped with a 3-2 win. She hit .407 with 15 kills against San Diego, while also serving up two aces for 20.5 points.

For the year, Fleming is averaging 2.63 kills per set while connecting at a .360 clip, a hitting percentage that ranks fourth in the West Coast Conference. Fleming also averages a team-leading 1.15 blocks per set, third in the WCC.

Pacific is fourth in the WCC with a 4-3 conference mark and sits at 10-9 overall. The Tigers face Saint Mary's at home on Saturday at 7 p.m.