La Jolla, California - The University of California San Diego's Meagan Wright has been named the season's first California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Women's Volleyball Player of the Week as the conference announced its selection Tuesday.
A senior outside hitter from San Diego and Bonita Vista High School, Wright had a torrid start to her 2016 campaign, putting together several outstanding performances at Concordia's (Calif.) Labor Day Classic last week.
Over four matches, Wright averaged 21.8 points/set, 20.8 kills/set and 17.8 digs/set, recording a double-double in every contest.
Highlights of Wright's week included:
• Match-high 22 kills, team-high 19 digs vs. Seattle Pacific
• Match-high 21 kills, team-high 17 digs vs. Azusa Pacific
• Match-high 21 kills vs. Concordia
• Team-high 19 kills and team-high 20 digs vs. Simon Fraser
For the tournament, Wright hit .210 (83-33-238) while totaling 87 points, 83 kills, 71 digs, four blocks and two service aces.
Currently in her second season as a Triton after transferring from league rival San Francisco State, Wright has accumulated 543 kills and 510 digs.
It is the second CCAA Player of the Week honor for Wright since coming to La Jolla.
UC San Diego (2-2) hosts the D2 West Region Volleyball Showcase this week. The three-day, six-team tournament runs Sept. 8-10 at RIMAC Arena with the Tritons facing off against BYU-Hawaii, Central Washington and Northwest Nazarene. Click here for a complete schedule.