HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - University of Hawai'i setter Joe Worsley was named the Big West Conference's Co-Defensive Player of the Week after his performance in the Warriors' two-match series split of No. 2 UCLA.
The 6-foot junior averaged 3.13 digs and 0.50 blocks per set during the series while starting both matches at setter. In UH's four-set win on Friday, the Moraga, Calif., native dished out 36 assists with one ace, a career-high 14 digs and four blocks (one solo). In Sunday's rematch, Worsley had 46 assists and 11 digs for his fifth career double-double.
On the year, Worsley is averaging a team-best 2.16 digs per set. His 10.60 assist average is tops in the Big West and No. 2 nationally.
UC Irvine's Scott Stadick was co-Defensive Player of the Week while UCI's Joel Schneidmiller was the recipient of Player of the Week and Freshman of the Week.