Three spikers named Academic All-WCC

(Photo by Jonathan Hardy/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah—Three Cougar volleyball players were named to the Academic All-West Coast Conference team Monday for maintaining academic excellence while being significant contributors to their team.

BYU’s senior middle blocker Nicole Warner, junior opposite hitter Jennifer Hamson and sophomore libero Tia Withers received the honors.

Warner, who averages 1.76 blocks per set, made the team with a 3.61 GPA in exercise science.

Hamson leads the Cougars with 4.01 kills per set. Also a member of the women’s basketball team, Hamson keeps up with school and two sports, maintaining a 3.69 GPA in exercise science.

Withers helps out with 3.16 digs per set after recording a career-high 30 digs against San Diego Saturday. Withers has a 3.81 GPA in elementary education.

2012 WEST COAST CONFERENCE VOLLEYBALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

Player

School

Class

GPA

Major

Rachel Alvey

San Diego

Jr.

3.57

Accounting

Kandiss Anderson

San Diego

Sr.

3.67

Communication Studies

Carrie Baird

San Diego

Sr.

3.87

Spanish & Business Administration

Kylie Edinger

Gonzaga

Sr.

3.91

Human Physiology

Rachel Femling

Portland

Rs.-Sr.

3.69

Business Administration

Jennifer Hamson

BYU

Jr.

3.69

Exercise Science

Rebecca Kopilovitch

San Francisco

Rs.-So.

3.96

Business Administration

Jocelyn Levig

San Francisco

Sr.

3.78

Design

Kayla Lommori

Santa Clara

Sr.

3.56

Psychology

Nicole Warner

BYU

Sr.

3.61

Exercise Science

Tia Withers

BYU

So.

3.81

Elementary Education

Valentina Zaloznik

San Francisco

So.

3.96

Business Administration

2012 WCC VOLLEYBALL ALL-ACADEMIC HONORABLE MENTION


Kate Bostwick, POR; Alaysia Brown, USD; Lauren Corp, SMC; Alycia Cox, USF; Jessica Nguyen, POR; Katherine Douglas, SCU; Rachel Gillcrist, SMC; Katie Hoekman, USD; Kelley Larsen, PEP; Leanna Ludes, USF; Kate Mardesich, POR; Katie Messing, PEP; Katy Schatzman, SCU; Mengya Wang, GON