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Klineman earns Pac-10 weekly honor in women's volleyball

Senior outside hitter led Stanford to tournament victory in New Mexico

Stanford senior outside hitter Alix Klineman was named Pac-10 Conference women's volleyball Player of the Week on Monday after earning Most Valuable Player honors over the weekend in the MCM Elegante Lobo Classic in Albuquerque.

The third-ranked Cardinal swept three matches at the tournament, with Klineman leading the team in kills in all three. She had her first double-double of the season in what turned out to be the championship match against host New Mexico, with 19 kills and 10 digs.

Klineman, returning to full strength after a season of shoulder troubles, averaged 5.2 kills a game and recorded a .384 hitting percentage over the weekend.

The Cardinal hosts the Stanford Invitational this weekend, opening against UC Irvine on Thursday at 7 p.m.

Stanford's scrimmage at Maples Pavilion on Tuesday will be open to the public. It begins at 4:30 p.m.

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Senior forward Jaimee Erickson was named the NorPac Offensive Player of the Week Monday.

Erickson scored a game-high three points in helping No. 20 Stanford beat Pacific, 6-0, last Friday. It's her second weekly honor.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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