Jalana White Earns All-NWC Honors

Junior Jalana White was named to the All-Northwest Conference Second Team, as announced by the league office on Tuesday. She finished the season with 300 kills, which was the second-most in the conference, and averaged 3.33 kills per set, which was the third best in the NWC.

White led the team with 343 points, which averaged out to 3.81 points per set. She recorded 13 solo blocks to lead the team this season and her 0.57 blocks per set was second on the team. White's 22 kills in the season opener against Trinity (TX) were a career-high, which she matched later in the season in the Bucs' upset over then-No. 13 UPS.

The Post Falls, Idaho native had eight double-doubles this season, seven of which came against a conference opponent. Starting in all 23 matches for the Pirates, White led the team in kills on 15 occasions and had a game-high number of kills 11 times.

First Team All-NWC
OH-Jackie Harvey, Puget Sound #
S-Samantha North, Pacific Lutheran *
OH-Jillian Davis, Whitman #
OH-Madisyn Leenstra, Willamette %
MB-Bethany Huston, Pacific Lutheran %
S-Jenni Brehove, Puget Sound
L-Blair Bjorkman, Pacific Lutheran %

Second Team All-NWC
MB-Tiffany Burk, George Fox
OH-Marie Rewick, Pacific (Ore.)
OH- JALANA WHITE, WHITWORTH
L-Christina Chun, Puget Sound
OH-Kailana Ritte-Camara, Linfield %
MB-Olivia Nielson, Whitman

Honorable Mention
OH-Lucy Capron, George Fox
L-Chelsea Wilson, George Fox
OH-Kateleya Milan, Lewis & Clark
OH-Alexa Block, Pacific (Ore.) %
MB-Mariah McHolland, Pacific (Ore.)
OH-Haley Urdahl, Pacific Lutheran
MB-Nicolette Reynaud, Puget Sound
MB-Courtney Brewer, Whitman %
MH-Shannon Waltz, Willamette %

* 1st team All-NWC in 2011
# 2nd team All-NWC in 2011
% Honorable Mention All-NWC in 2011

Player of the Year - Jackie Harvey, Puget Sound
Libero of the Year - Blair Bjorkman, Pacific Lutheran
Coach of the Year - Kevin Aoki, Pacific Lutheran