Logan Tom Tabbed AVCA National Player of the Year
Dec. 14, 2001
San Diego, Calif. - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced today that Stanford University Logan Tom, a junior outside hitter from Salt Lake City, Utah, was named the 2001 American Volleyball Coaches Association Division I National Player of the Year on Dec. 14.
The presentation was made at the AVCA All-America/Player of the Year Banquet in San Diego. The banquet was held in conjunction with the AVCA Convention.
Tom, a three-time AVCA All-America First-Team selection, has led Stanford to a 32-2 record and spot in the NCAA Championship match against Long Beach State University on Dec. 15. She averages 4.95 kills, 0.88 blocks, 0.55 service aces and 3.49 digs per game. Tom has tallied a .335 hitting percentage for the third-ranked Cardinals.
Tom, the only current collegiate player on the U.S. National Team, earned Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year. She was tabbed the league's Player of the Week five times, in addition to the AVCA/Sports Imports National Player of the Week once.
Previous AVCA Division I Players of the Year:2000: Greichaly Cepero, Nebraska1999: Lauren Cacciamaru, Penn State, and Kerri Walsh, Stanford1998: Misty May, Long Beach State1997: Misty May, Long Beach State1996: Angelica Ljungquist, Hawai'i1995: Cary Wendell, Stanford, and Allison Weston, Nebraska1994: Laura Davis, Ohio State1993: Danielle Scott, Long Beach State1992: Natalie Williams, UCLA1991: Antoinnette White, Long Beach State1990: Bev Oden, Stanford1989: Tara Cross, Long Beach State, and Teee Williams, Hawai'i1988: Tara Cross, Long Beach State1987: Teee Williams, Hawai'i1986: Mariliisa Salmi, BYU1985: Kim Oden, Stanford