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Hardware Handed Out At Annual Volleyball Banquet
Posted: Thursday, December 15, 2005
EAU CLAIRE - The 30-5 UW-Eau Claire volleyball team held its banquet recently to celebrate its run to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III National Tournament and to deliver some well-earned awards.
Jenny Wolter (Sr.-Osceola) made out very well with three awards. She took home the Most Valuable player award, a share of the Best Offensive player award, and the Most Dedicated award. She was a member of the All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Volleyball Team this season. Wolter was selected to four all-tournament teams this year, which included the UW-Eau Claire Labor Day Tourney team, the Augsburg Tourney team, the Siegenthaler Tourney team and the UW-River Falls Tourney team. She had the second most kills on the team with 442 and ranked second in kills per game at 3.56. She also had the third most blocking assists and total blocks. Her totals were 91 and 104 for those categories. She was also an All-American Honorable Mention this year.
Molly Menard (Sr.-Eau Claire/Memorial) shared the Best Offensive player award with Wolter. Menard was also a member of the all-conference team. Menard led in kills and in kills per game. She totaled 511 kills on the year while averaging 4.22 kills per game. She was selected to four all-tournament teams as well. She was a member of the all-tournament team for the UW-Eau Claire Labor Day Tourney, the Siegenthaler Tourney, the UW-Stout Tourney and the UW-River Falls Tourney. Menard was selected as All-American Honorable Mention.
The Best Defensive player award went to Shanna Berger (Jr.-Baldwin/Baldwin-Woodville). She was on the all-tournament team at the Augsburg Tourney. Berger collected 533 digs this year with an average of 4.30 digs per game, which both led for Eau Claire. Berger also was honored with a selection to the WIAC All-Defensive Team this season.
Jodi Dunbar (Jr.-Platteville) took home the Most Improved player title. Dunbar nabbed a spot on the all-tournament team at the Siegenthaler Tournament. Dunbar was third on the team with 349 kills and also third in kills per game at 2.84.
The Hustle award went to Carly Freiborg (Jr.-Sacred Heart, MN/Renville County West). Freiborg earned an honorable mention for the all-conference team. She had 1,532 set assists this year to lead the team. She averaged 12.46 assists per game, which also led the Blugolds. Freiborg was second in digs for Eau Claire with 295 of them. Her 2.40 digs per game also was second on the team. She was a member of the all-tournament team for the UW-Eau Claire Labor Day Tourney and the Augsburg Tourney.
Abby Freiborg (Fr.-Sacred Heart, MN/Renville County West) was the Rookie of the Year. She saw action in 124 games this season. She has the second most assists with 43. Her .35 assists per game were third on the team. Abby Freiborg ranked third in digs with 275 and 2.22 digs per game.
Jenna Weber (Fr.-Antigo/Winona State, MN) nabbed the Most Inspirational honor. Carly Freiborg and Berger were named the 2006 Captains.