Student-Athlete of the Week - Korrin Wild

    Sept. 16, 2013


    Korrin Wild

    Kingsburg, Calif.

    Helping the Bulldogs to runner-up team honors in the Fresno State Classic last weekend, she claimed her second straight all-tournament team nod in as many weeks. The former All-MW choice led players from all four Fresno State Classic teams in kills (4.60 per set) and points (4.85 p/s) and ranked fourth in digs (3.40 p/s) and tops among non-liberos for the three-match tourney. She led the Bulldogs in kills and points in all three matches, and in the tourney finale vs. returning national runner-up and No. 20 Oregon, she hit a season high (.391) and also led the team in digs for the match (6). The preseason All-Mountain West pick registered a team season-best in digs (21) for non-liberos vs. Belmont (21), and her 19 kills was two shy of her team season high. Those totals vs. the Ducks in hitting and in kills and points vs. the Bruins were the team's fourth-, fourth- and fifth-best overall of the season, respectively. In the opener vs. Belmont, she also completed her third double-double of 2013 and 31st career-wise. In the second match, her 14 kills and 14.5 points vs. Bakersfield were team three-set season bests, and her 13 kills and 13.5 points vs. Oregon came in only two sets of duty.

    On the season she leads the team in (kills 3.69 p/s) and points (4.09 p/s), and ranks second in digs (2.46 p/s) and aces (0.26 p/s). Last weekend's tourney averages bettered her previous season marks from last week that ranked sixth in the MW in kills (3.32) and seventh in points (3.78). Career-wise for Fresno State, she moved up two spots last weekend on the career digs list (seventh, 1,009).

    Also nominated: John Darmstaedter (Men's Tennis), Lauren Lindstrom (Soccer), Madchen Ly (Women's Golf), Annemarie Schwanz (Women's Cross Country), Danny Vartanian (Men's Cross Country)

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