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