Julia Zwaal Takes SCIAC Athlete of the Week Honor

Julia Zwaal Takes SCIAC Athlete of the Week Honor

CLAREMONT, CA. – After helping the Pomona-Pitzer Women's Volleyball team improve to a historic 4-0 record in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Julia Zwaal is named SCIAC Athlete of the Week. The senior hitter helped Pomona-Pitzer to a 3-0 week in SCIAC play as the Sagehens defeated Caltech (3-0), Occidental (3-1), and Whittier (3-2). The Monterey Park native finished the week with 39 kills, averaging 3.25 kills per set. She added 43 digs over the three-match span and averaged 3.58 digs per frame.

On Saturday night's five-set thrilling victory over Whittier College, Zwaal delivered 19 kills and three service aces. The night before, Zwaal added eight kills and chipped in 19 digs against Occidental College. In Tuesday's sweep against Caltech, Zwaal delivered 13 kills, three service aces, and two assisted blocks.