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Colorado State Athletics | September 12, 2017

Women's volleyball: Colorado State's Sanja Cizmic selected as Player of the Week

  Colorado State outside hitter Sanja Cizmic was named AVCA Player of the Week.

LEXINGTON, Ky. โ€“ Colorado State senior Sanja Cizmic added to her list of accolades after being named Sports Imports/AVCA Player of the Week on Tuesday morning. The award comes a day after she received her first Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week award of the season.

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Cizmic is the ninth player in CSU history to receive this honor, joining: Adrianna Culbert โ€“ Oct. 20, 2015; Deedra Foss โ€“ Nov. 24, 2014; Megan Plourde โ€“ Sept. 11, 2012; Mekana Barnes โ€“ Sept. 4, 2007; Melissa Courtney โ€“ Nov. 22, 2004; Allison Peckham โ€“ Oct. 8, 2001; Kristen Walkton โ€“ Sept. 6, 1993; Carrie Appleman โ€“ Nov. 18, 1992.

Cizmic helped extend Colorado State's winning streak this past weekend after posting a 3-0 weekend at the CSU Tournament. The Rams defeated Ball State (3-1) and No. 16 Michigan (3-0) on Friday, before sweeping Idaho State (3-0) on Sunday. The Croatia native finished the weekend with a .415 attack percentage and 35 kills. She highlighted the weekend hitting at a .550 clip with 13 kills in the sweep over No. 16 Michigan and also added 10 kills on a .421 mark in a win against Idaho State. The senior was also named the tournament MVP.

Colorado State (8-1) will host its second tournament this weekend starting Friday night in Moby Arena.

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