Volleyball moves to No. 7

Oct 042004
Authors: Joelle Milholm

The CSU women’s volleyball team continued its climb up the

national charts, moving into the No. 7 slot after beating UNLV and

San Diego State last week.

The Rams also heard good news from the Mountain West Conference,

learning that senior Bri Frech was named MWC Volleyball Player of

the Week.

The 6-foot-1-inch middle blocker from Eschwege, Germany hit .364

against UNLV and totaled a season high of 16 kills. She also

totaled seven digs, three blocks and an assist in the Rams’ 3-1


Frech followed with a .409 hitting efficiency and 12 kills

against San Diego State. She added six digs and four blocks as CSU

swept the Aztecs, bringing its MWC record to 4-0 for the season.

The Rams have now won 22 straight matches against league


Anderson pulls in MWC honors

With David Anderson’s career day on Saturday, he can add one

more award to his resume after being named the MWC Offensive Player

of the Week award.

Anderson had a career-high of 12 receptions for a career-best of

233 yards in CSU’s 31-21 loss to BYU. His 12 receptions tie for the

second most in CSU history, while the 233 yards receiving is the

second highest in school history and fifth best on the MWC single

game charts.

His 233 yards is also the third-best receiving performance in

the country in 2004. Anderson caught six passes for 133 yards in

the first half, followed by six receptions for 99 yards and a

touchdown in the second half.

In national polls, Anderson is currently tied for second in

receiving with 665 yards. He is also averaging 17.1 yards per



USA Today/CSTV Top 10 Women’s Volleyball – Coaches Poll

1. Washington

2. Southern California

3. Minnesota

4. Hawaii

5. Nebraska

6. Penn State

7. Colorado State

8. Florida

9. Ohio State

10. UCLA

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