Stacey Schmidt named Credit Union Player of the Week

Sept. 9, 2010

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Junior middle blocker Stacey Schmidt has been named the Credit Union Gaucho of the Week after earning all-tournament honors at the USF Powerade/Asics Challenge last weekend.

Schmidt led the Gauchos to a second-place showing in the tourney as she compiled 33 kills in three matches while hitting a robust .444 over the weekend.

Including Monday's match vs. Cincinnati, Schmidt hit .468 for the week with 43 kills. She added 10 digs, nine service aces and 11 total blocks.

Schmidt set a career-high with four service aces against USF last Friday, in a match where she recorded 14 kills, four block assists and four digs.

Against Washington State on Saturday the Huntington Beach, Calif. native had 12 kills and six digs along with three aces.

Schmidt was named to the All-Tournament Team for the second time this season after earning all-tourney honors in the Gauchos' opening tournament at Cal.