Jan. 29, 2007
PULLMAN, Wash. -- The Washington State women's volleyball awards for the 2006 season were handed out at the team's banquet Friday evening at the Cougar Fitness Café.
Third-year Head Coach Brian Heffernan presented six awards to members of the Cougar squad that finished the season with a 15-17 overall record.
Senior co-captain Kelly Rosin received the Most Valuable Player award. Rosin, a four-year starter from Springfield, Ore., became the ninth player in WSU history to reach 1,000 kills in a career and her 1,113 kills is fifth-best in Cougar all-time standings. She also reached 10th in WSU career block assists (288) and career total blocks (315) lists. She was named to 2006 Baden Cougar Challenge and Texas-Arlington all-tournament teams.
Senior co-captain April Lott (Kennewick, Wash.) was awarded the Strength and Conditioning award for the second consecutive year. Junior Tara West (West Rossmoyne, Australia) received the Coaches Award. Sophomore Stephanie Weishaar (Camas, Wash.) earned the Most Improved Award, and sophomore Brittany Johnson (Phoenix, Ariz.) won the Scholar-Athlete award. Juniors Adetokunbo Faleti (Arlington, Texas) and Maureen Perez (Vancouver, Wash.) shared the Inspirational Athlete Award.
The Cougar volleyball team will begin the 2007 season with the Cougar Challenge Tournament, Aug. 24 & 25, at Bohler Gym.