Nov. 6, 2006
Irvine, Calif. - Cal State Fullerton senior outside hitter Breanna Trudeau was named Big West Conference Player of the Week Monday afternoon, becoming just the seventh Titan to ever earn the honor.
The Valencia-native posted the Titans' season-best back-to-back-match kill performance, smashing a career-high 23 kills versus nationally-ranked Cal Poly on Friday night then 18, a night later in the Titans' first-ever win over UC Santa Barbara (1-52 all-time).
The Titan's captain also reached the 20-dig plateau for the first time in her career when she scooped 22 Gaucho attacks, earning her third double-double of the season. In the Saturday night victory, she also tied her career-high with three services aces.
On the week Trudeau averaged 4.56 kills per game and hit .198 also collecting 3 block assists.
Trudeau, the first senior to earn the weekly conference honor this season, and became the second Titan this season to win the award, joining Brittany Moore (Sept. 4) on the league's honor roll.
This marks the first time in the program's history that Fullerton has garnered two Players of the Week in one season.
The Titans will finish out the 2006 schedule on the road with the first two of four matches coming this weekend at UC Irvine (Nov. 10, 7 p.m.) and Long Beach State (Nov. 11, 7 p.m.).