pstyle:newitem>PREP ALUMS . . . Swarthmore College senior Allie Coleman from Palo Alto has been named Centennial Conference women's volleyball Player of the Week for the week ending October 14, as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon. Coleman, a Palo Alto High grad and team co-captain, handed out 34 assists in the Garnet's 3-1 victory against McDaniel, becoming the second player in school history and the 20th CC player to register 3,000 assists in a career. She averaged 6.8 assists per set in a 2-0 week.
In other volleyball news: Palo Alto High grad Allison Whitson had eight kills, 14 digs and four block assists to help UC Davis to a 25-21, 25-11, 25-20 sweep of Cal Poly in Big West Conference action on Saturday. The Aggies evened their overall record at 10-10 and improved to 4-3 in conference matches . . . In New London, Conn., Palo Alto High grad Caroline Martin had eight kills and Menlo School grad Anelise Hohl added seven kills to help Connecticut College coast to a 3-0 victory against Colby College in a NESCAC match Saturday. The Camels, who are ranked No. 3 in New England, improved to 7-2 in league (16-2 overall) following the 25-11, 25-14, 25-22 win. The visiting Mules (2-6, 9-8) were led by Menlo School grad Natalie Roy, who had a match-high 27 digs to go with six kills. In Stockton, Palo Alto High grad Kimmy Whitson has moved into the starting lineup for University of Pacific and came up with a career-best match on Saturday in a 3-2 loss to visiting UC Santa Barbara on Saturday in the Big West Conference. Despite losing at home for the first time this season, the Tigers (4-3, 11-11) got career highs of 43 assists, 16 digs and seven block assists from Whitson. The freshman setter also had four kills.
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