The Daily Evergreen

Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Jocelyn Urias

Redshirt junior middle blocker had stellar night to receive honor

Redshirt+junior+middle+blocker+Jocelyn+Urias+spikes+the+ball+against+Illinois+State%0Aon+Friday+in+Bohler+Gym.
Redshirt junior middle blocker Jocelyn Urias spikes the ball against Illinois State
on Friday in Bohler Gym.

Redshirt junior middle blocker Jocelyn Urias spikes the ball against Illinois State on Friday in Bohler Gym.

OLIVIA WOLF | THE DAILY EVERGREEN

OLIVIA WOLF | THE DAILY EVERGREEN

Redshirt junior middle blocker Jocelyn Urias spikes the ball against Illinois State on Friday in Bohler Gym.

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen columnist

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The Evergreen Athlete of the Week for Sept. 2-9 is Cougar volleyball’s redshirt junior middle blocker Jocelyn Urias.

WSU volleyball took on Illinois State University last Friday and Urias was at the forefront of the Cougars 3-1 victory.

This would be the first match of the weekend where the team would play three matches in less than 24 hours. Urias played a phenomenal match and put together a highlight reel performance. Her play against the Redbirds was one well-deserving of Athlete of the Week honors.

Urias had a career-high number of kills with 18 in the match. She helped lead the team to victory with her .571 attack percentage and four block assists. Her impressive kill count also helped her receive player of the match honors.

Urias felt the team played very well against Illinois State, especially when it came to defense.

“We played really well defending them, especially because they have really good hitters,” Urias said. “We did a good job blocking them.”

Head Coach Jen Greeny also noticed Urias’ high level of play against the Redbirds. Greeny said there was a system in place which utilized both middles to strike and Urias happened to be on the end of that effort.

Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Jocelyn Urias

    Sports

    Swim grabs first win under Leach in San Diego

  • Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Jocelyn Urias

    Columns

    The third-down play that got away

  • Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Jocelyn Urias

    Showcase

    Volleyball falls to Ducks after close match

  • Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Jocelyn Urias

    Showcase

    No. 14 WSU upsets No. 8 Bruins

  • Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Jocelyn Urias

    Football

    Trojans slip past Cougars

  • Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Jocelyn Urias

    Football

    Keys to the Game: USC

  • Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Jocelyn Urias

    Sports

    No. 22 Cougars fall to No. 13 Huskies

  • Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Jocelyn Urias

    Football

    Cougs look to trounce Trojans

  • Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Jocelyn Urias

    Sports

    Soccer takes on No. 8 Bruins in LA

  • Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Jocelyn Urias

    Sports

    Cougar Classic marks start of tennis season

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






No P.R. No B.S. No Retreat. Watchdogs since 1895
Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Jocelyn Urias