By Cindy Luis
from the WAC
Kanani Danielson has been named Western Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week. The announcement was made today by the WAC for matches played from August 22-28. Danielson earns her first WAC Player of the Week honor of the season and ninth of her career.
Danielson tallied 40 kills, 28 digs, seven assists and six blocks over three matches en route to earning Most Outstanding Player honors at the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational last week. She led Hawaii to the tournament title with wins over San Francisco, Wichita State and Arizona. Danielson opened the week with 13 kills, eight digs and three blocks in a sweep of San Francisco, then against Wichita State, recorded 16 kills and 14 digs. She closed out the tournament with 11 kills on .500 hitting, six digs and three assists against Arizona. Danielson posted the match-high in kills in all three contests.