Arizona State Sun Devils

Levinska Named AVCA National Player of the Week

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(Lexington, KY)  Senior opposite Marta Levinska was named the AVCA/GameChanger Division I Player of the Week, the fifth from Sun Devil Volleyball to ever receive the honor, after leading the team to a sweep of the weekend and an upset over then-No. 3 Stanford.

Levinska is the national player of the week, the first for ASU since 2021. It is the fifth AVCA weekly award for AVCA all-time, all in the month of October. Yesterday, Levinksa was named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week.

Sun Devil AVCA National Players of the Week (5):
Marta Levinska (Oct. 31, 2023)
Iman Isanovic (Oct. 26, 2021) 
Macey Gardner (Oct. 6, 2015) 
Amanda Burbridge (Oct. 23, 2000) 
Christine Garner (Oct. 16, 1995) 

It was an incredible weekend for Arizona State, who moved up to No. 15 from No. 21 in the latest AVCA Coaches Poll. The team swept both Cal and No. 3 Stanford, keeping ASU undefeated at home this season. The win over the Cardinal was the Sun Devils’ first sweep over them since 1993 (second ever) and handed Stanford its first conference loss. The two sweeps this weekend got ASU to 15 sweeps on the year, which is tied with 2013 for the highest number of three-set wins in a single season. The squad got win 21, which is the most wins this century at Arizona State and is the sixth-highest win total in program history. 

Levinska continued her offensive prowess, notching double figures in both wins. She led all players in kills in both matches and moved up to ninth in the ASU record book for career kills in the process. She has reached double figures in all but two matches this season, including the last nine in a row. With a team-high 12 digs against Stanford, she got her fourth double-double of the year. 

For the AVCA release, head here.

Arizona State is on the road next weekend, traveling to Los Angeles to take on UCLA on Friday and USC on Sunday.

Press Release courtesy of Sun Devil Athletics – Kimberlie Haner


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