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Stanford Athletics | September 11, 2018

College volleyball: Stanford's Kathryn Plummer named AVCA player of the week after first double-double

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STANFORD, Calif. — Stanford outside hitter Kathryn Plummer has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Division I Player of the Week.

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It is the first AVCA national player of the week honor for the junior, and the 19th all-time for Stanford.

Plummer averaged 5.71 kills and 6.60 points per set, while hitting .415. She posted a match-high 15 kills on a .382 attack percentage in the sweep over the Nittany Lions. The Aliso Viejo, California native followed up with a season-high 25 kills (.438) and 10 digs versus the Golden Gophers for her first double-double of the season.

Stanford extended its home winning streak to 21 matches after sweeping No. 5 Penn State and defeating No. 1 Minnesota in four sets as a part of the Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge at Maples Pavilion.

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