WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – After helping the Oregon volleyball team to its fourth straight season of 19 wins or more, the conference selected three Ducks to various All-Pac-10 Teams announced Tuesday.
Senior outside hitter Heather Meyers picked up her first All-Pac-10 honor; sophomore outside hitter Alaina Bergsma claimed her first honorable mention nod; and setter Lauren Plum was tabbed to the All-Pac-10 Freshman Team.
Meyer’s honor was the seventh in head coach Jim Moore’s six-year tenure and raised Oregon’s overall tally to 14, while Plum was Moore’s fifth All-Pac-10 Freshman Team honoree and 11th in school history since the origin of the Pacific-10 Conference in 1986.
A two-time All-Pac-10 honorable mention prior, Meyers finished seventh nationally in aces (0.56 per set) and top 80 in points (34th, 4.57 p/s) and kills (80th, 3.72 p/s). She led the league in aces and stood sixth in points, and posted the most aces in a match (6) this season in the league three times. The Temecula, Calif., native capped her career ranked second all-time career-wise in aces (173) in both Pac-10 and Oregon history, and also stood top six on school career lists in points (second, 1,704.5), aces (second, 173), hitting (third, .291), kills (fifth, 1,393) and aces per set (sixth, 0.39). All-time for UO in a season, her ’10 marks ranked top 10 in aces (second, 0.56 p/s), aces (fourth-tied, 60), points (sixth, 494) and points p/s (seventh, 4.57 p/s).
The first-year Duck Bergsma posted 13 +.300 hitting marks (including four +.400 that came in Pac-10 action), and logged four of UO’s top nine kills totals of the slate vs. No. 7 Washington (21, .559), Arizona (20, .395), No. 6 USC (19, .279) and ASU (19, .342). In late September, the Chandler, Ariz., native became UO’s fourth AVCA National Player of the Week in as many years after UO beat then-No. 7 Washington and Washington State. On the season, she ranked third on the team in hitting (.270) and kills (3.14 p/s).
Plum ranked 11th nationally and tops among freshmen in assists (11.75 per set), and helped UO rank top 32 nationally team-wise in aces (24th, 1.61 p/s), assists (27th, 13.22 p/s), kills (28th, 14.12 p/s) and hitting (32nd, .256). She posted the Pac-10’s second- and fourth-best assists marks of 2010 vs. No. 6 USC (66) and at ASU (65); logged seven other +50-assist totals; and her 48 assists in her collegiate debut vs. Santa Clara was the league three-set high. The Poway, Calif., native posted seven double-doubles - most among all Pac-10 frosh – including a pair in three sets. On the Duck all-time season lists, her assists totals ranked top seven (fifth, 11.75 p/s; seventh, 1,246) and second in the modern scoring format.
Other honors announced Tuesday went to Alix Klineman of Stanford (Player of the Year), Falyn Fonoimoana of USC (Freshman of the Year) and Rich Feller of California (Coach of the Year), and the complete All-Pac-10 and All-Pac-10 Freshman Teams are listed below.
2010 ALL-PAC-10 WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL TEAM
Player, Team, Position, Height, Year, Hometown
Gabi Ailes, STAN L/DS 5-7 Sr. Bellevue, Neb.
Kindra Carlson, WASH** OH 6-1 Sr. Eaton, Colo.
Falyn Fonoimoana, USC OH 6-4 Fr. Hermosa Beach, Calif.
Correy Johnson, CAL MH/OPP 6-4 So. Winter Park, Fla.
Alex Jupiter, USC** OH 6-3 Jr. Hermosa Beach, Calif.
Alix Klineman, STAN**** OH 6-4 Sr. Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Cassidy Lichtman STAN** OH/S 6-1 Sr. Poway, Calif.
Carli Lloyd, CAL** S 5-11 Sr. Bonsall, Calif.
Dicey McGraw, UCLA OH 5-11 Sr. Laguna Niguel, Calif.
Heather Meyers, ORE OH 5-11 Sr. Temecula, Calif.
Tarah Murrey, CAL OH 6-3 Jr. El Cerrito, Calif.
Tiffany Owens, ARIZ OH 5-11 Sr. San Bernardino, Calif.
Becky Perry, WASH OH 6-2 Sr. Austin, Texas
Lauren Williams, USC MB 6-4 Jr. Houston, Texas
** two-time selection, **** four-time selection
Honorable Mention: Kendall Bateman, USC; Alaina Bergsma, ORE; Kat Brown, CAL; Meagan Ganzer, WSU; Lainey Gera, UCLA; Jenna Hagglund, WASH; Shannon Hawari, CAL Cursty Jackson, ARIZ; Rachael Kidder, UCLA; Sarah Reaves, ASU; Bianca Rowland, WASH; Jill Sawatzky, OSU; Hayley Spelman, STAN; Paige Weber, ARIZ.
2010 PAC-10 ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM
Player, Team, Position, Height, Year, Hometown
Falyn Fonoimoana, USC OH 6-4 Hermosa Beach, Calif.
Adrienne Gehan, CAL OH/OPP 6-3 Dallas, Texas
Natalie Hagglund, USC L 5-9 Encinitas, Calif.
Alexis Olgard, USC MB 6-5 Spokane, Wash.
Lauren Plum, ORE S 5-9 Poway, Calif.
Rachel Williams, STAN OH 6-0 Los Gatos, Calif.
Carly Wopat, STAN OH 6-2 Santa Barbara, Calif.
Honorable Mention: Mariana Aquino, UCLA; Mona Kressl, OSU; Danica Mendivil, ASU; Candace Nicholson, ARIZ; Kelly Reeves, UCLA; Sara Shaw, USC.
ALL-TIME UO ALL-PAC-10 TEAM HONOREES
2010 – Heather Meyers
2009 – Neticia Enesi, Sonja Newcombe
2008 - Neticia Enesi, Gorana Maricic, Sonja Newcombe
2007 - Gorana Maricic
1998 - Madeline Ernst
1991 - Dawnn Charroin
1989 - Michele Krebsbach
1987 - Teri Kramer, Lauri Krejcha
1986 - Michele Krebsbach (2nd Team), Teri Kramer (2nd Team)
^ In 1986, the Pac-10 selected a first and second team, and has chosen only one team since that season.
ALL-TIME OREGON ALL-PAC-10 TEAM HONORABLE MENTIONS
2010 – Alaina Bergsma
2009 - Nevena Djordjevic, Heather Meyers
2008 – Katie Swoboda
2007 – Heather Meyers, Sonja Newcombe, Katie Swoboda
2006 – Sonja Newcombe
2004 – Sarah Mason
2002 – Dariam Acevedo
2002 – Lindsay Closs
2001 – Stephanie Martin
2000 – Monique Tobbagi
1996 – Amy Barnes
ALL-TIME UO ALL-PAC-10 FRESHMAN TEAM PICKS
2010 – Lauren Plum
2009 – Katherine Fischer
2007 - Heather Meyers
2006 - Sonja Newcombe
2005 - Mira Djuric
2003 - Sarah Mason
2002 - Dariam Acevedo
1991 - Stephanie Warren
1988 - Dawnn Charroin
1986 - *Michele Krebsbach, Stephanie Snyder
* indicates Pac-10 Freshman of the Year
ALL-TIME OREGON ALL-PAC-10 FRESHMAN TEAM HONORABLE MENTIONS
2006 – Nevena Djordjevic, Netica Enesi
2005 – Katie Swoboda
2002 – Jodi Bell, Kelly Russell
2000 – Sydney Chute
1998 – Julie Gerlach
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