Nov. 16, 2012
WASHINGTON - Sophomore Dani Whiteof the Georgetown University volleyball team was named to the All-BIG EAST volleyball second team Friday, in recognition of her outstanding performance for the Hoyas this season.
White finished the 2012 season as GU's blocks leader with 107 and second in kills with 306 in 100 sets played. She had a team-high .303 hitting percentage.
"Dani being named to the All-Conference team, especially with our conference finish, speaks volumes to her talent. I am happy for her individually and glad that we'll have her here for another two years."
Louisville senior Lola Arslanbekova was named BIG EAST Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. Seton Hall junior Alyssa Warren earned Libero of the Year honors. USF freshman Erin Fairs was named Freshman of the Year and head coach Anne Kordes of Louisville and head coach Holly Strauss-O'Brien of Connecticut were named Coaches of the Year.
2012 All-BIG EAST VOLLEYBALL TEAM
Toni Alugbue, Notre Dame, So., MB Lola Arslanbekova, Louisville, Sr., OH * Danielle Carlson, Marquette, Sr., MH Jeni Houser, Notre Dame, So., RS Elizabeth Koberstein, Marquette, Jr., S Shelbey Manthorpe, Seton Hall, So., S Holly Mertens, Marquette, Sr., RS * Karin Palgutova, St. John's, Fr., OH Mattison Quayle, Connecticut, Sr., OH Gwen Rucker, Louisville, Sr., MH Jordanne Scott, Cincinnati, Sr., MB/RS * Kayla Walton, USF, Jr., RS
* - unanimous selection
Maggie Brindock, Notre Dame, Jr., S Erin Fairs, USF, Fr., OH Emily Hayden, Cincinnati, Sr., MB/RS Emily MacIntyre, Cincinnati, Jr., DS Stacey Manthorpe, Seton Hall, So., OH/OPP Brooke Mattingly, Louisville, Jr., MB Becca Refenes, Cincinnati, Sr., MB Silvi Uattara, Syracuse, Fr., OH Alyssa Warren, Seton Hall, Jr., L Caitlin Welch, Louisville, Jr., DS Dani White, Georgetown, So., MB Monica Wignot, Pittsburgh, Jr, OH Vesela Zapryanova, DePaul, Jr., OH
(extra player because of tie-breaker)