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KU volleyball’s Jarmoc named national player of the week

October 24, 2012

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Kansas University junior middle blocker Caroline Jarmoc was named national volleyball player of the week on Tuesday by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.

Kansas' Caroline Jarmoc (9) hits a shot down the line, avoiding a pair of Kansas State blockers during their volleyball match Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Horejsi Center.

Kansas' Caroline Jarmoc (9) hits a shot down the line, avoiding a pair of Kansas State blockers during their volleyball match Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Horejsi Center.

Jarmoc had career highs in blocks in a victory over Kansas State and in kills in a win over TCU. The victories propelled the Jayhawks (19-3, 7-1 Big 12) to a program-best No. 8 RPI mark and to No. 17 in the AVCA Division I Coaches poll. She was named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week on Monday, making her eligible for the national award.

Jarmoc finished the week with 34 kills and 16 blocks. She leads the Big 12 lead in attack percentage (.396) and is fourth in the league in blocks per set (1.34).

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