Royce Hinton | Posted: 27 Nov 2017 | Updated: 4 Nov 2020

Cougars earn WCC postseason honors

PROVO, Utah – Mary Lake was named the West Coast Conference Defender of the Year and Kennedy Redding was named the WCC Freshman of the Year to headline BYU women’s volleyball, the league announced Monday.

Lake was also added to the All-WCC First Team along with Cosy Burnett and Veronica Jones-Perry. Additionally, Redding was added to the All-WCC Freshman Team. Lyndie Haddock and McKenna Miller picked up All-WCC Honorable Mention accolades to round out the Cougar postseason honors.

Lake averaged 4.27 digs per set in conference play, most on the team and second-most in the league.

In WCC play, Redding contributed 1.40 blocks per set to lead the team (third in league play) to go with 1.27 kills per set. She also hit at a .306 clip – good for ninth-best in the conference.

Burnett averaged 1.35 blocks per set during WCC competition (fourth-best in the league) along with 2.39 kills per set. She also contributed 17 service aces. Her .376 hitting percentage was third-best in the league.

Jones-Perry led the WCC in kills per set (4.95) and points per set (5.86) and was second in aces per set (0.45) and 10th in hitting percentage (.300).

Haddock collected 10.31 assists per set (third-best in the league) to go with 2.29 digs per set and 0.92 blocks per set.

In WCC play, Miller averaged 2.85 kills per set. She also collected 29 digs and 23 blocks during conference play.

Last year, Lake was named to the All-WCC Honorable Mention and All-WCC Freshman Teams. Jones-Perry was previously named to the All-WCC Freshman Team in 2015. Miller was named the WCC Freshman of the Year last season as well as the All-WCC First Team and All-WCC Freshman Team.

View the WCC's release for a complete list of honors.

 

2017 West Coast Conference Player of the Year

Kristen Gengenbacher, San Diego

2017 West Coast Conference Defender of the Year

Mary Lake, BYU

2017 West Coast Conference Freshmen of the Year

Kennedy Redding, BYU & Roxie Wiblin, San Diego

2017 West Coast Conference Coach of the Year

Jennifer Petrie, San Diego

 

2017 All-WCC Volleyball First Team

Name

Yr.

Pos.

School

Emily Baptista

So.

OH

Pacific

Cosy Burnett

Sr.

MB

BYU

Jensen Cunningham

Sr.

MB

Santa Clara

Kristen Gengenbacher

Sr.

S

San Diego

Jasmine Gross

So.

MB

Pepperdine

Veronica Jones-Perry

Jr.

OH

BYU

Jayden Kennedy

Sr.

OPP

San Diego

Mary Lake

So.

LIB

BYU

Kirsten Mead

Sr.

S

Santa Clara

Addie Picha

Jr.

MB

San Diego

Megan Rice

So.

OH

Loyola Marymount

Hannah Troutman

Sr.

OH

Portland

2017 WCC Volleyball Honorable Mention

Kaity Edwards, San Diego; Ashlyn Fleming, Pacific; Hannah Frohling, Pepperdine; Lyndie Haddock, BYU; Payton Mack, Gonzaga; McKenna Miller, BYU; Andie Shelton, Pacific; Savannah Slattery, Loyola Marymount;

 

2017 All-WCC Volleyball Freshman Team

Name

Pos.

School

Hanne De Schrijver

S

Pacific

Allison Kantor

OH

Santa Clara

Allison O’Hara

MB

Pepperdine

Sarah Penner

OH

Gonzaga

Kennedy Redding

MB

BYU

Meredith Teague

MB

Loyola Marymount

Roxie Wiblin

OH

San Diego

 

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