Brigitte Murdock & Courtney Dietrich, Beach Volleyball

Brigitte Murdock & Courtney Dietrich, Beach Volleyball

Federated Insurance Sacramento State Student-Athletes of the Week, April 10-16

Senior Courtney Dietrich and junior Brigitte Murdock are this week’s Federated Insurance Sacramento State Student-Athletes of the Week after helping the beach volleyball team to a tripleheader sweep on Saturday. Dietrich and Murdock, who won at No. 5 doubles in all three of those matches, posted victories over pairs from San Francisco, San Jose State and Cal Poly over an eight-hour span on Saturday.

In the team’s morning match at 10 a.m., Dietrich/Murdock defeated San Francisco’s Montana Green and Trish Koutsoukos by a 21-8, 21-13 score. In the team’s match at noon vs. San Jose State, the pair won in straight sets again, this time by a 21-16, 21-10 score. At 3 p.m. Dietrich/Murdock completed the perfect day with a 12-21, 21-18, 15-10 win over Cal Poly’s Taylor Gruenewald and Heather Pembroke.

The Hornets, who are 5-3 at home this season, finished the regular season on Saturday and will next compete at the Big West Conference Tournament on April 28-29.

2016-17 Sacramento State Student-Athletes of the Week
Week 29: Julia Becker, Women's Golf
Week 28: Kasparas Zemaitelis, Men's Tennis
Week 27: Ana Loaiza Esquivias, Women's Tennis
Week 26: Darius Armstead, Track & Field
Week 25: Lauren Rice, Gymnastics
Week 24: Justin Dillon, Baseball
Week 23: Aaron Beverly, Men's Golf
Week 22: Darius Armstead, Men's Indoor Track & Field
Week 21: Dom Miller, Men's Tennis
Week 20: Maranne Johnson, Women's Basketball
Week 19: Caitlin Soliwoda, Gymnastics
Week 18: Nick Hornsby, Men's Basketball
Week 17: Eric Stuteville, Men's Basketball
Week 16: Ashlyn Crenshaw, Women's Basketball
Week 15: Justin Strings, Men's Basketball
Week 14: Margaret Huntington, Women's Basketball
Week 13: Jordan Robinson, Football
Week 12: Julia Becker, Women's Golf
Week 11: Lexie Skalbeck, Volleyball
Week 10: James Del Curto, Men's Soccer
Week 9: Jennifer Lum, Women's Soccer
Week 8: Madeline Cannon, Volleyball
Week 7: Nate Ketteringham, Football
Week 6: Kennedy Kurtz, Volleyball
Week 5: Alex Bettencourt, Men's Soccer
Week 4: James Del Curto, Men's Soccer
Week 3: Rachel Leonard, Women's Soccer
Week 2: Shannon Boyle, Volleyball
Week 1: Destiny Butcher, Women's Soccer

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