Murphy Troy Named MPSF Player of Week|
March 7, 2011
Senior opposite hitter Murphy Troy was named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Week (March 7).
It was the third time he was so honored in 2011 and the seventh time in his career.
Troy led No. 1 USC to a pair of dramatic 5-set home wins over No. 2 BYU. In the first match, he had a team-best 22 kills while hitting a blistering .526 and he served 3 aces. In the second match, he had a team-high 18 kills (hitting .438) and added 8 digs and 3 blocks. His ace in the second set was the 125th of his career, a new USC rally scoring era career record.
He has helped the Trojans to a 12-1 overall and MPSF record, their best overall start since 2000 and best league start since 1994.