McConnell Helps Cal Poly Snap Winless Streak
Junior Megan McConnell helped Cal Poly snap a program record for longest winless streak to capture the Big West Women's Volleyball Player of the Week award.
The Mustangs, which had lost 15 straight matches, defeated UC Riverside and Cal State Fullerton at home in a pair of five-set thrillers with McConnell leading the way.
The middle blocker averaged 2.30 kills, 2.60 digs and 1.40 blocks per set while hitting a solid .346 (23-5-52) to get Cal Poly into the win column.
McConnell hit .440 with 13 kills, six digs and eight blocks in the win over the Highlanders. She set a season-high in kills.
Against the Titans, McConnell posted a double-double with 10 kills and a career-high 20 digs. She chipped in six blocks and swung at a .259 (10-3-27) clip for the contest.
Others nominated: Kayla Neto (Cal State Fullerton); Tara Roenicke (Long Beach State); Taylor Formico (UC Santa Barbara); Emily Hartong (Hawai'i)