W. Volleyball: Carly Wopat earns All-American honors

Jan. 13, 2012, 1:31 a.m.

Carly Wopat earned her second All-American honors of the year on Wednesday, as Volleyball Magazine named the middle blocker a First Team All-American — Wopat was already an American Volleyball Coaches Association honorable mention All-American.

The Santa Barbara, Calif. native was first in the Pac-12 in blocks per set with 1.63, and also ranked second nationally. After finishing third in the conference with a .383 hitting percentage, Wopat was also named to the AVCA All-Pacific Region and All-Pac-12 First Teams.


In addition, she was second on the team with 3.16 kills and 4.08 points per set, while becoming the first player to be named Pac-12 Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week this season.


While the Cardinal was upset in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, Wopat — whose twin sister Samantha is also on the team — posted a career-high 13 blocks in Stanford’s first round victory over Sacred Heart.


—Miles Bennett-Smith

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