2012 Volleyball Magazine NCAA Women’s All-Americans

Ed Chan
Alaina Bergsma: Oregon | 6'3" | OH | Sr. | Chandler, Ariz.

First Team

Alaina Bergsma
Oregon | 6'3" | OH | Sr. | Chandler, Ariz.
A 2012 Senior CLASS Award finalist, Omaha NCAA Regional Player of the Tournament, and Pac-12 Player of the Year, Bergsma ranked fifth nationally and first on her team in kills per set with 4.92. The redshirt senior transferred from Loyola Marymount in 2010.

Haley Eckerman
Texas | 6'3" | OH | So. | Waterloo, Iowa
The 2011 AVCA and VBM Freshman of the Year, Eckerman continued her impressive career in 2012, leading her team in kills per set and tying for overall kills. She ranks 12th in the country in kills per set and 10th in points per set and was named Big 12 Player of the Year.

Natalie Hagglund
USC | 5'9" | L | Jr. | Encinitas, Calif.
Hagglund was named Pac-12 Libero of the Year in 2011 and 2012 and became the only player in the Pac-12 to tally over 40 digs in a single match when she collected 44 in the match against Stanford. The 2011 AVCA and VBM First-Team All-American was named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week three times this season.

Micha Hancock
Penn State | 5'11" | S | So. | Edmond, Okla.
Hancock received the inaugural Big Ten Setter of the Year award this season after being named Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2011. She set the Nittany Lions to a .305 hitting percentage in the regular season, ranking the squad third in the nation and has a fearsome jump serve that placed her third in the division in aces per set with .065.

Emily Hartong
Hawaii | 6'2" | OH | Jr. | Los Alamitos, Calif.
The 2012 Big West Player of the Year and 2010 WAC Freshman of the Year, Hartong played various front row positions for Hawaii before settling in as an outside this season. She ranked seventh in the nation in kills per set and had only one match in which she did not post double-digit kills this season.

Chloe Mann
Florida | 6'2" | MB | Jr. | Gainesville, Fla.
Mann led the NCAA in hitting percentage with .442 and is on track to beat Florida’s career hitting percentage record by her senior season. In the season-closing loss to Texas, she hit .500 with 14 kills, and in the SEC championship match against LSU, she collected a season-high eight blocks.

Lauren Plum
Oregon | 5'9" | S | Jr. | Poway, Calif.
A 2011 AVCA Honorable Mention All-American and USA Volleyball A2 team member, Plum was named the 2012 Pac-12 Setter of the Year. She set the Ducks to a NCAA-high 15.94 kills per set and holds the individual lead for assists per set with 13.26.

Ariel Scott
Penn State | 6'4" | Opp. | Jr. | Ridgewood, N.J.
Scott was named Big Ten Player of the Year and West Lafayette Regional Championship MVP for her big presence on the right side, both as an attacker and blocker. She led the Nittany Lions in kills per set with 3.73 and was third on the squad in total blocks with 97.

Bailey Webster
Texas | 6'3" | OH | Jr. | Baltimore, Md.
The 2011 Big 12 Player of the Year, Webster collected her second First-Team All-Big 12 honor this year. She was also a First-Team VBM and AVCA All-American in 2011. This season, Webster tallied a .353 hitting percentage and ranked second on the team for points per set with 4.35.

Carly Wopat
Stanford | 6'2" | MB | Jr. | Santa Barbara, Calif.
A 2012 First-Team All-Pac-12 honoree, this is Wopat’s second year on the VBM First-Team All-American list. She tallied double-digit kills in 17 matches and hit .400 or above in 15 this season and led the Cardinal in total blocks and blocks per set with 171 and 1.45 respectively.

Find out who was awarded Player, Freshman, and Coach of the Year!

Second Team

Lola ArslanbekovaLouisville5'11"OHSr.Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Tori DixonMinnesota6'3"MBJr.Burnsville, Minn.
Jennifer HamsonBYU6'7"Opp.Jr.Lindon, Utah
Rachael KidderUCLA6'3"OH.Sr.Moorpark, Calif.
Tabi LoveUCLA6'5"OHSr.Dauphin, Canada
Gina MancusoNebraska6'1"OHSr.Omaha, Neb.
Deja McClendonPenn State6'1"OHJr.Louisville, Ky.
Ashley NeffFlorida State6'3"MBJr.Kennesaw, Ga.
Katie SlayPenn State6'6"MBJr.Raleigh, N.C.
Krista VansantWashington6'2"OHSo.Redlands, Calif.
Hannah WerthNebraska6'1"OHSr.Springfield, Ill.

Third Team

Samantha BricioUSC6'2"OHFr.Guadalajara, Mexico
Amanda GilWashington6'6"MBSr.San Jose, Calif.
Kristen HahnIowa State5'6"LJr.Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Katherine HarmsMinnesota6'2"Opp.Sr.Albertville, Minn.
Tyler HendersonTulsa5'11"OHSr.Oklahoma City, Okla.
Caroline JarmocKansas6'2"MBJr.Calgary, Canada
Rachel KrabacherDayton6'4"OHSr.Cincinnati, Ohio
Živa RecekFlorida6'0"OHFr.Kočevje, Slovenia
Ariel TurnerPurdue6'1"OHSr.Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Nicole WarnerBYU6'2"MBSr.Rigby, Idaho
Lauren WicinskiMichigan State6'1"OHJr.Geneva, Ill.

Originally published in February 2013

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