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Volleyball’s Kylee Stokes Named America First Credit score Union USU Scholar-Athlete of the Week


LOGAN, Utah – Utah State’s Kylee Stokes has been named the America First Credit score Union USU Scholar-Athlete of the Week for the interval ending on Sunday, Aug. 28. The award is voted on by a state-wide media panel.
 
It’s Stokes’ first time in her profession being named USU’s student-athlete of the week.

With their sponsorship of the Scholar-Athlete of the Week, America First Credit score Union donates funds on to assist student-athlete scholarships.

 

Stokes helped Utah State begin off the season 2-Zero as USU defeated No. 12 UCLA 3-1 (27-25, 29-27, 22-25, 25-19) and Cal Poly 3-1 (25-20, 27-25, 20-25, 27-25) on the Utah State Invitational. The victory over the Bruins marked the Aggies’ first win over a ranked opponent since Utah State’s 3-Zero victory over No. Three Hawai’i to win the WAC Match Championship on Nov. 24, 2010.

 

Stokes led the Aggies through the week with 29 mixed kills, averaging 3.63 per set, whereas including 4 block assists and a dig. She led USU in kills in each matches with a match-best 14 towards UCLA and a match-high-tying 15 towards Cal Poly.

 

The native of Phoenix, Arizona, recorded the match-clinching kill towards the Bruins with a slam off the block to present the Aggies’ the 25-19 set-four victory and 3-1 match win. She had one other crunch-time kill towards UCLA to place USU at set level 28-27 in set two. The Aggies gained the second 29-27. Stoked posted two block assists in each matches, together with one within the second set towards the Bruins to present USU its largest lead of the set 10-7.

 

Utah State subsequent travels to Provo for the BYU Invitational No. 2 from Thursday, Sept. 1, to Saturday, Sept. 3, because the Aggies face No. 6 Pittsburgh (2-1), No. 10 BYU (3-0) and Cincinnati (1-2).

 

Followers can comply with the Aggie volleyball program on Twitter, @USUVolleyball, on Fb at /USUVolleyball or on Instagram, @usuvolleyball. Aggie followers also can comply with the Utah State athletic program on Twitter, @USUAthletics, Fb at /USUAthletics and on Instagram, @USUAthletics.

 
Nominees from different sports activities for USU Scholar-Athlete of the Week included:

 
FOOTBALL – Graduate senior RB Calvin Tyler Jr. (Beaumont, Texas) rushed for a career-high 161 yards on a career-best 33 makes an attempt for his fifth-career 100-yard speeding sport in Utah State’s season-opening 31-20 dwelling win towards UConn. Total, it was essentially the most speeding yards and makes an attempt by an Aggie since Gerold Brilliant rushed for 179 yards on 36 makes an attempt towards Colorado State in 2019. It was additionally essentially the most speeding yards by an Aggie in a season-opener since Devante Mays gained 208 yards on 18 carries towards Weber State.

 
SOCCER – Junior midfielder London Miller (Windfall, Utah) recorded a objective and help in Utah State’s 3-Three draw towards Grand Canyon because the Aggies remained unbeaten on the 12 months. Utah State opened the week with a 2-1 victory over Illinois State, as Miller began the match and recorded one shot in 33 minutes. In opposition to GCU, Miller recorded her first objective as an Aggie within the 42nd minute to present USU the 2-1 lead over the Lopes going into the half. Miller then assisted on the equalizer within the 79th minute as Utah State tied GCU, 3-3. Miller appeared in 54 minutes towards the Lopes and led the crew with 4 photographs. For the week, Miller performed in 87 minutes and logged 5 photographs, one objective and one help.

 
2022-23 America First Credit score Union USU Scholar-Athlete of the Week Winners

Aug. 29 – Kylee Stokes, Volleyball

 

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