Hiapo, Maldonado Diaz, Stubbe Earn Pac-12 Postseason Honors
TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona Volleyball earned three postseason honors from the Pac-12, the conference announced on Monday. Puk Stubbe was named to the All-Freshman team and Kamaile Hiapo and Sofia Maldonado Diaz were named honorable mention All-Pac-12.
Stubbe had an outstanding freshman year, recording 271 kills and averaging 2.56 kills/set, which ranks 10th in Arizona freshman history. She was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week twice and hit .429 or better in six matches, including a season high mark of .517 on 17 kills against California (10/31). Stubbe tallied four double-doubles and finished the regular season leading all conference freshman in kills. She recorded 10 or more kills in 12 matches this season.
Hiapo earned her first honorable mention All-Pac-12 recognition of her career. The junior libero recorded 399 digs and averaged 3.66 digs/set, which ranks ninth in Arizona history. Hiapo reached 1,000 career digs against Utah (11/12) and is the third Wildcat to reach the 1,000-career dig mark in three years. She earned two double-doubles this season and has recorded 10 or more digs in 22 matches to lead Arizona's defense. Hiapo is currently sixth in the Pac-12 in digs (399) and seventh in digs/set (3.66).
Maldonado Diaz was named honorable mention All-Pac-12. She finished the regular season with 334 kills, averaging 3.09 kills/set, 1.71 digs/set, and 0.35 aces/set. Maldonado Diaz is currently fourth in aces (38) and sixth in aces/set (0.35) in the conference. She has recorded 10 or more kills in 20 matches and earned six double-doubles this season. Maldonado Diaz set a career high 26 kills against Colorado (10/22) and etched her name into the Arizona record book for services in a single match when she served six aces against UC San Diego (8/28).
Player of the Year: Mac May, UCLA
Freshman of the Year: Kami Miner, STAN
Setter of the Year: Ella May Powell, WASH
Libero of the Year: Zoe Fleck, UCLA
Co-Coaches of the Year: Jen Greeny, WSU and Michael Sealy, UCLA