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Kingdon, Snuka win Pac-12 player of the week honors

For the second time this season, Arizona indoor volleyball junior outside hitter Madi Kingdon and freshman setter Penina Snuka received Pac-12 Conference weekly honors.

Kingdon was named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week while Snuka was named Freshman of the Week. They received the same awards in late September.

While getting the winning point against No. 1 USC, Kingdon lead the offense for Arizona with a .333 hitting percentage and 33 kills in two matches. Kingdon also had 15 digs and three service aces. She was the winner of the award while nine other players were nominated.

Snuka had her best weekend of the season and stands with the most double-double matches in the conference, recording 10 for the year so far. With 73 assists during last weekend, including 43 against UCLA, which tied the Pac-12 record for the most assists in a three-set competition. Snuka also recorded 20 digs and three service aces.

—Follow Rose Aly Valenzuela @RoseAlyVal

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