Colorado sophomore Gabby Simpson was named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week after helping the Buffaloes volleyball team to a 4-0 weekend to win the Omni Invitational, Sept. 18 and 20, and now she is in the running for D1 HERO of the Week by HERO Sports.
HERO Sports is featuring Simpson as one of its D1 Volleyball Gems of the Week for her performance against Montana State on Sept. 18. She tallied a career-best 21 kills, hit .372 and added four blocks as the Buffs defeated the Bobcats. Fans can vote for Simpson at HeroSports.com. Voting goes until Tuesday, Sept. 29.
The Buffs are back in action on Sunday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. against No. 6 Washington in Seattle.