Evanston Grad Erin Kirby Wins Late Season Volleyball Conference Honors
The Mountain West Conference has given two honors to a former Wyoprep athlete and current Univ. of Wyoming Cowgirl Volleyball Player.
Evanston HS grad, Erin Kirby was selected to her third All-MW team in as many seasons.
She started and played in every match in 2013 for the Cowgirls plus 127 sets.
She finished the season ranked first in the MW in overall blocking averaging 1.77 per set. In conference matches, she averaged 1.64 blocks per set, which also led the league.
Her season-blocking average of 1.77 ranked second in the nation for second straight year.
She was a key contributor in the Cowgirls’ eighth-ranked team blocking that tallied 2.89 per set.
Kirby finished the season with 225 total blocks which is the most in a single-season in Cowgirl history.
Her 573 career blocks places her in a tie for second all-time as well.
During the year, she was the only Cowgirl to eclipse the .300 mark, hitting .353 (313-67-697) which placed her eighth in the conference.
Monday, December 2nd:Evanston HS grad and current Univ. of Wyoming Cowgirl Erin Kirby, has won her second Mountain West Conference Volleyball Player of the Week honors, for the 2013 season.
It marks the third time in her career that she has earned the honor.
During the week of Nov. 24-Dec. 1, Kirby averaged 3.14 kills and 2.14 blocks per set over two matches to go along with two digs and a .463 attack percentage.
She had 10 blocks in Saturday’s game, which ties her career high in a conference match.
Information Courtesy: Univ. of Wyoming Athletic Dept.