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Cardinal corner: Volleyball honors for Jasper, Corlett

 
Jaylen Jasper was named MPSF Offensive Player of the Week. Photo by Erin Chang/isiphotos.com.

Stanford opposite Jaylen Jasper earned Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Men's Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week honors Monday.

Jasper hit .654 and averaged 3.17 kills, 0.67 aces and 4.33 kills per set in a pair of sweeps over Menlo College and UC Santa Cruz as the Cardinal opened the season at home.


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The sophomore hit a career-high .733 with 12 kills on 15 swings and just one error against the Oaks. His .733 attack percentage was the highest by an MPSF player during the opening week. He followed up with seven kills on .545 hitting and three aces versus the Banana Slugs.

It marks the second career weekly award for the Annapolis, Maryland, native, who was also recognized as a freshman.

No. 11 Stanford hosts No. 14 Ball State on Thursday in Maples Pavilion and No. 7 Ohio State on Saturday in Burnham Pavilion.

Women's volleyball

Stanford associate head coach Denise Corlett will be inducted into the Southern California Indoor Volleyball Hall of Fame.

The third SCIVBHOF induction ceremony will take place on May 5 at Anaheim's Highway 39 Event Center.

Corlett, who completed her 30th season on The Farm, has been a part of all eight of Stanford's NCAA championships. During her tenure with the program, Stanford is 845-142 (.856), has won 17 conference titles and appeared in the national final on 13 occasions.

Corlett attended Marlborough High School in Los Angeles and was a three-time All-American setter/hitter at UCLA. She also served as an assistant coach for the Bruins after graduation. Additionally, she was selected for her international service with the USA Volleyball in coaching and management.

Joining Corlett in the Class of 2019 are Jeanne Beauprey Reeves, Patti Bright, Jean Gaertner, Mick Haley, Tayyiba Haneef-Park, Kirk Kilgour, Debbie Landreth Brown, Bill Olsson, April Ross, Eric Sato, Liane Sato, Dave Saunders, Paul Sunderland, Rudy Suwara and Bob Yoder.

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