Two Volleyball Players Earn All-Conference Honors

Jennifer Hamson led the league with 3.94 kills per set. (Photo by Kenny Crookston)

PROVO, Utah—BYU women’s volleyball players Jennifer Hamson and Christie Carpenter were named to the 2011 All-West Coast Conference Team Wednesday for excellent performances in league play.

Hamson, an opposite hitter from Lindon, Utah, led the conference with 3.96 kills per set overall, 3.67 per set in conference play, and added 2.38 digs per set overall. Hamson earned one WCC Player of the Week award and earned WCC Player of the Month for September.

Carpenter, a senior from Cedar Hills, Utah, recorded 3.03 kills per set during conference play. The only senior starter for the Cougars, Carpenter also had 1.98 digs per set in league play.

The players helped BYU earn third place in conference, tied with Saint Mary’s. The Cougars were picked to finish sixth in the preseason coaches’ poll.

 

2011 All-West Coast Conference First Team
Christie Carpenter, BYU, Senior, Outside Hitter
Samantha Cash, Pepperdine, Freshman, Middle Blocker
Chloe Ferrari, San Diego, Sophomore, Middle Blocker
Lilla Frederick, Pepperdine, Senior, Outside Hitter
Jennifer Hamson, BYU, Sophomore, Opposite Hitter
Kim Hill, Pepperdine, Senior, Outside Hitter
Katie Hoekman, San Diego, Sophomore, Middle Blocker
Dana Knudsen, Santa Clara, Junior, Middle Blocker
Jordan Shaw, Saint Mary's, Sophomore, Outside Hitter
Malina Terrell, San Francisco, Sophomore, Middle Blocker
Missy White, Saint Mary's, Junior, Setter
Kellie Woolever, Pepperdine, Sophomore, Setter