Volleyball's Baum earns national, Pac-10 honors

Arizona Daily Wildcat
Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Junior opposite hitter Kristina Baum of the No. 8 Arizona volleyball team was named the American Volleyball Coaches Association's and the Pacific 10 Conference's top player for the week of Oct. 10-16 yesterday.

Baum hit .383 while averaging 3.5 kills and 2.62 digs per game. She posted career highs with 17 kills and 13 digs in a five-game victory over No. 5 Stanford on Thursday, and hit .385 with 11 kills and eight digs in a sweep of No. 14 California on Friday.

Baum is averaging 2.48 kills and 1.88 digs per game this season on .341 hitting. She is Arizona's third player to earn the AVCA selection and the first since Jennifer Abernathy on Nov. 3, 2002.

- Information taken from www.arizonaathletics.com.