Two Trojans Honored To AVCA All-Region Team

Dec. 7, 2000

Colorado Springs, Colo. - April Ross and Jennifer Pahl of the USC women's volleyball team, were each honored on the All-Pacific Region team as they prepare for the NCAA Pacific Regional Semifinal, the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced Wednesday afternoon.

Ross, a starting outside hitter for the Women of Troy who was recently honored as the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year, was also named AVCA Pacific Region Freshman of the Year.

A two-time All-Pac-10 first team selection, this is the first all-region accolade for Pahl.

As the No. 1 seed in the Pacific Region, the Women of Troy will host the NCAA Pacific Regional this Thursday and Friday, Dec. 7-8, at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. The 2000 Pac-10 Co-Champions will face fourth-seeded Florida (29-4) at 8 p.m. on Thursday (the match will be televised on the Sunshine Network). The regional semifinals will also feature second-seeded Colorado State (32-4) and third-seeded defending NCAA champion Penn State (29-5), who face each other on Thursday at 5 p.m. The two winners advance to the finals and will meet on Friday, Dec. 8, at 4:30 p.m. (the match will be televised live on Fox Sports Net). The regional champion advances to the NCAA Championship Final Four to be played Thursday and Friday, Dec. 14 and 16, on the campus of Virginia-Commonwealth in Richmond, Va.

Pacific Region 		School 		Pos 	Year
Elisabeth Bachman *** UCLA MB Sr.
Amanda Burbridge Arizona State OH Sr.
Dana Burkholder ** Arizona S Jr.
Ynez Carrasco Santa Clara OH Sr.
Marisa DaLee ** Arizona MB Sr.
Jennifer Fopma Pepperdine MB So.
Sarah McFarland *** LMU OH Sr.
Nicole Oehlman LMU S Fr.
Jennifer Pahl USC MB Jr.
Kristee Porter *** UCLA OH Jr.
April Ross USC OH Fr.
Logan Tom ** Stanford OH So.

Pacific Region Freshman of the Year:
April Ross USC OH Fr.

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