Volleyball's McAnelly Notches Conference USA Co-Player of the Week
Oct. 2, 2006
IRVING - Kelly McAnelly was named Conference USA Co-Player of the Week Monday afternoon as announced by the league office. She shares the award with Tulsa's Kassiana Urnau.
This was the first career weekly award for McAnelly, who was named to the 2003 C-USA All-Freshman and All-Tournament teams in addition to a 2004 All-Conference USA Third-Team selection
McAnelly led Houston to a 2-0 conference weekend as the Cougars extended their home winning streak to 11 matches dating back to last season. Eight of the 11 wins during the streak have come via the sweep.
The Houston native averaged 4.50 kills per game at a .311 attack percentage. She also racked up 30 digs at a 5.00 per game rate. She concluded the weekend with a 14-kill performance on a .370 attack percentage against Tulane.
McAnelly started the weekend with a bang, knocking home eight kills on 12 swings without an attack error and registered 11 digs in the opening game against UTEP. McAnelly matched her career-best with 23 digs against the Miners.
Houston heads to crosstown rival Rice for a mid-week showdown. First serve is slated for 7pm Wednesday night at Autry Court on the Rice campus. Live stats for the match will be available on UHCougars.com