Washington Volleyball's strong run in the NCAA tournament helped move the Huskies up to a season-high No. 6 ranking in the final AVCA coaches poll, announced today.
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SEATTLE - Four student-athletes and one team have been nominated by the Seattle Sports Commission in the 85th Annual rendition of their awards.. Kara Bajema of volleyball and Sis Bates of softball both were nominated for the Female Sports Star of the Year award, while Matisse Thybulle of men's basketball and Blake Bodily of men's soccer were both nominated for the Male Sports Star of the Year Award. The women's rowing team received the fifth nomination for the Huskies in the category of Sports Story of the Year.
No 8 Washington women's volleyball's run at a national title came to an end on Saturday afternoon, after falling to No. 1 Baylor in four sets.
No. 8 Washington women's volleyball defeated No. 9 Kentucky 3-1 in the Waco Regional Friday in Texas. Kara Bajema led the Huskies with 24 kills, 13 digs and a .400 hit percentage.
The No. 8 seed Washington women's volleyball team will face off with No. 9 Kentucky in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Women's Volleyball Tournament.