Stanford's Tom Named AVCA First-team All-American

Dec. 13, 2000

The American Volleyball Coaches Association will present the 20th annual All-America awards Friday at the AVCA All-America/Player of the Year banquet at the Richmond (Va.) Marriott Hotel.

Stanford University sophomore Logan Tom and Long Beach State junior Cheryl Weaver are repeat AVCA Division I First-Team All-America selections from 1999. Loyola Marymount senior Sarah McFarland, UCLA junior Kristee Porter and Brigham Young junior Nina Pikkonen are two-time All-Americans having moved up fro the 1999 AVCA Division I Second-Team All-American squad to the first-team in 2000.

Tom, a two-time All-Pac-10 selection, led the Cardinal with 5.86 kills and 3.20 digs during the 2000 campaign after missing the first month and half competing in the 2000 Summer Olympics with the U.S. National Team. The Americans finished a surprising fourth in Sydney.

Tom, a 1999 All-American and Freshman of the Year selection, hit a stellar .350 on the year while tallying a team-high 23 service aces in only 16 matches.

The selections are made by the AVCA Division I All-America Committee.

2000 AVCA Division I First-Team All-America

Dana Burkholder, Arizona SGreichaly Cepero, Nebraska SKara Gormsen, Pacific SLily Kahumoku, Hawaii OHAngela Knopf, Colorado State MBSherisa Livingston, Wisconsin MBSarah McFarland, LMU OHLaura Pilakowski, Nebraska OHKristee Porter, UCLA OHNina Puikkonen, BYU MBLogan Tom, Stanford OHCheryl Weaver, Long Beach St. MB

2000 AVCA Division I Second-Team All-America

Nicole Branagh, Minnesota OHAmanda Burbridge, ASU OHCourtney Cox, Colorado State OHLizzy Fitzgerald, Wisconsin SStephanie Hagen, Minnesota MBAmber Holmquist, Nebraska MBJennifer Joines, Pacific MBMishka Levy, Penn State OHJennifer Pahl, USC MBApril Ross, USC OHBrooke Rundle, UCSB SColleen Smith, Texas Tech OH

courtesy of the AVCA

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