Serna Leads Long Beach State to 2-0 Big West Start
Long Beach State sophomore Alma Serna (Mission Viejo, Calif./Capistrano Valley HS) hit over .500 in a pair of conference victories to claim Big West Women's Volleyball Player of the Week accolades.
The 6-3 middle blocker attacked at a .511 (27-3-47) clip to power the 49ers to home court triumphs against Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara for a 2-0 Big West start.
In a four-set victory over the Mustangs, Serna collected a career-high 16 kills with six digs and two blocks. She swung at a .448 (16-3-29) rate for the match.
She amped up her performance in a sweep of the Gauchos, hitting a sizzling .611 with a team-leading 11 kills and no errors in 18 attempts. Serna also tallied three solo blocks .
In addition to leading the team in kills both matches, Serna averaged 3.86 kills, 0.86 digs and 0.86 blocks per set while committing just three errors in 47 attempts.
Others nominated: Casey Hinger (Long Beach State); Devon Damelio (UC Davis); Marisa Bubica (UC Irvine); Emily Hartong (Hawaii)