Wild Named Sysco Student-Athlete of the Week

Sept. 26, 2011


Korrin Wild

Kingsburg, Calif. (Sanger HS)

Fresno State sophomore outside hitter Korrin Wild was named the Sysco Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Sept. 19-25.

Wild, a Valley native who prepped at Sanger High School, recorded 36 kills, 20 digs, six blocks and three service aces to the Bulldogs a 2-0 record for the week, including Fresno State's first win on the road at Nevada since 2003.

Wild earned her first career double-double (13 kills and 12 digs) in the 3-1 win over CSU Bakersfield and averaged a double-double for the week. She also landed a career-high 23 kills and added eight digs and five blocks in the 3-2 five-set thriller in Reno.

In the two matches, she tallied an average of 4.7 points, 4.0 kills 2.2 digs and 0.6 blocks per set.

Wild, a team captain, played her first two matches this year as an outside hitter - as Fresno State played its first two matches without injured 2010 All-WAC honoree Marissa Brand. Wild had played the Bulldogs' first 11 matches as the team's libero. The `Dogs also earned their first team "Fighting Spirit" award - a special honor given by head coach Lauren Netherby-Sewell.

Other Nominees:

Remi Boutillier (Men's Tennis)
Stevie Brumwell (Cross Country)
Derek Carr (Football)
Kimberly Hewson Budnik (Equestrian)
Kayla Kret (Soccer)

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Sysco Central California is proud to honor the Fresno State Athlete of the Week, just as we're proud to serve our local foodservice industry with integrity, trust and a commitment to a healthier community. Since 1938, Sysco has partnered with Central Valley businesses with the goal of helping them flourish and succeed - often keeping family businesses strong for generations. At the same time, we support the people and organizations that make Central California such a special place to call home, including Fresno State and the student athletes who share Sysco's passion for excellence.