Virginia Volleyball Earns VaSID Honors
Dec. 18, 2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia volleyball freshman Anna Walsh (Grapevine, Texas) was named the Virginia State Rookie of the Year, the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced on Friday (Dec. 18).
The second-ever UVA player to earn VaSID Rookie of the Year, Walsh was also honored as the AVCA All-East Coast Region Freshman of the Year. As a middle blocker, Walsh led UVA with a freshman school record .354 hitting percentage, hitting over a .300 clip in 21 matches. Walsh ranked third on the team with 301 kills on the season, which ties for ninth-most for a freshman and was second on the team with 100 blocks, which ranks third most in school history by a freshman.
Fuller became the first Virginia player since 2007 to earn AVCA Honorable Mention All-America honors after being named to the AVCA All-East Coast Region Team. A First Team All-ACC selection, she finished season with 1250 assists to average 10.87 per set, both ranked second in the ACC. Fuller dished out over 40 assists in 15 matches, including a career-high 60 against Syracuse. She also ranked fourth on the team with 224 digs and tallied six double-doubles on the year.
Bausback was named to the All-ACC Second Team after leading Virginia with 142 blocks and finishing second in kills (340), digs (258) and service aces (31). Bausback recorded her first career triple-double with 14 kills, 12 digs and 11 blocks against Alabama, with her 11 blocks being the most by a player since 2004 and third-most in school history in a four-set match.