Larson Named Big 12 Player of the Week

Irving, Texas – University of Nebraska sophomore Jordan Larson earned the Big 12's weekly honor on Monday, as she was chosen as the Big 12 Volleyball Player for the Week for Oct. 2-8.

Larson averaged 5.83 points, 5.17 kills on .382 hitting and 4.17 digs in two sweeps last week, as the No. 1 Huskers improved to 15-0 on the season and 7-0 in the conference. Larson picked up a pair of double-doubles, her 10th and 11th of the season, en route to collecting the second Big 12 weekly honor of her career.

Against Kansas State on Oct. 4, Larson totaled a career-high 20 kills on .400 hitting with 10 digs and a pair of blocks. At Texas A&M on Oct. 7, Larson finished with a match-high 15 digs and 11 kills in a sweep of the Aggies.

The Huskers return to action on Wednesday night, when they travel to No. 15 Missouri. First serve is set for 6:30 p.m. and the match will be carried on the Husker Sports Radio Network and on Huskers.com. In addition, the match will be shown throughout the Midwest on FSN Midwest.

CSTV/AVCA Coaches Poll
Rank    School (First-Place Votes)      Total Points    2006 Record     Last Week
1       Nebraska (45)   1476    15-0    1
2       Penn State (12) 1451    17-0    2
3       UCLA (3)        1387    19-0    3
4       Southern California     1325    17-0    4
5       Washington      1252    14-3    5
6       Stanford
        1207    13-2    6
7       California      1093    14-2    7
8       Florida 1089    14-2    8
9       Purdue  1016    15-2    9
10      Texas   914     11-4    11
11      Hawai'i 744     11-4    15
12      Utah    740     15-2    16
13      LSU     727     15-2    10
14      Wisconsin       645     12-4    13
15      Missouri        629     13-4    17
16      Ohio State      619     13-3    14
17      Santa Clara     607     12-4    12
18      Tennessee       501     15-3    18
19      BYU     426     15-2    19
20      Cal Poly        410     13-4    20
21      Ohio    312     14-3    21
22      San Diego       285     14-4    22
23      Minnesota       277     11-5    24
24      Oklahoma        157     14-3    25
25      New Mexico State        42      19-1    NR


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