Froley Earns Big West Freshman of the Week Honors

Froley Earns Big West Freshman of the Week Honors

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – UC Santa Barbara right side hitter Tallulah Froley earned her second Big West Freshman of the Week award after leading the Gauchos to a pair of conference wins.

The Half Moon Bay, Calif. native hit .600 (24-3-35) with 24 kills as UCSB won its 12th and 13th straight wins with back-to-back sweeps over UC Davis and UC Riverside. Froley averaged 4.00 kills and 1.33 blocks per set on the week.

Against UC Davis last Friday, Froley led the Gauchos with nine kills while hitting .438 and added three blocks.

In another dominant sweep over UC Riverside on Saturday, the freshman recorded the 10th-best hitting percentage in rally scoring era program history after hitting .737 (15-1-19) with 15 kills. She also finished with five blocks.

UCSB (15-1, 4-0) hosts No. 19 Hawai'i (13-2, 3-1) in a Big West showdown this Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7:00 p.m.