Cal Poly’s Williams named top player of the week

Cal Poly Pomona middle blocker Vanessa Williams has been named Molten California Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week for Oct. 20-26.

Williams, a senior from Riverside, Calif., led the Broncos to a pair of wins over Chico State and Cal State Stanislaus. In eight sets, Williams totaled 28 kills, two set assists, nine digs and 10 total blocks. She made just one error in 56 kill attempts for a .482 hitting percentage.

During a five-set match against Chico State, Williams collected 18 kills (no errors) in 35 attempts, eight digs and six blocks, while posting a .514 hitting percentage.

Williams came back on Saturday to register 10 kills and four blocks while registering a .429 hitting percentage during a three-set victory over Cal State Stanislaus.

Cal Poly Pomona returns to action on Wednesday when it hosts CCAA-leader Cal State San Bernardino beginning at 7 p.m.

Molten CCAA Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week:
Aug. 25-31: Jessica Granados (Cal State San Bernardino); Sept. 1-7: Jessica Granados (Cal State San Bernardino); Sept. 8-14: Ursula Vieira (Cal State L.A.); Sept. 15-21: Joliann Arzadon (Humboldt State); Sept. 22-28: Sylvia Schmidt (UC San Diego); Sept. 29-Oct. 5: Sara Hoffman (Cal State San Bernardino); Oct. 6-12: Gabriela Bulawczyk (Cal State L.A.); Oct. 13-19: Gabriela Bulawczyk (Cal State L.A.); Oct. 20-26: Vanessa Williams (Cal Poly Pomona).