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Badgers volleyball dominates Big Ten awards

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 The Badgers volleyball team dominated the league during the season. So, it is only fitting that they dominate the postseason awards as well. Wisconsin claimed four of the five major Big Ten awards.

Lauren Carlini took home two of the top honors. The sophomore was named Setter of the Year and Player of the Year in the Big Ten. She put up 11.45 assists per set while running a Badger offense that hit a school record .287 on the season.

Taylor Morey was named Defensive Player of the Year. The junior  led the Big Ten with 5.18 digs per set. She is the first Badger to win this award.

Kelly Sheffield is the Big Ten Coach of the Year. He led the Badgers to the Big Ten title in only his second season. Wisconsin won a school record 19 straight conference matches this season.

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Lauren Carlini, WIS

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Taylor Morey, WIS

SETTER OF THE YEAR

Lauren Carlini, WIS

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR

Haleigh Washington, PSU

COACH OF THE YEAR (COACHES AND MEDIA)

Kelly Sheffield, WIS

ALL-BIG TEN

JOCELYNN BIRKS, Jr., OH, ILL

ABBY COLE, So., MB, MICH

Chloe Reinig, So., OH, MSU

Paige Tapp, So., MB, MINN

Kelsey Fien, Jr., OH, NEB

Kadie Rolfzen, So., OH, NEB

MICHA HANCOCK, Sr., S, PSU

NIA GRANT, Sr., MH, PSU

Haleigh Washington, Fr., MB, PSU

Annie Drews, Jr., OH, PUR

Val Nichol, Sr., S/OH, PUR

LAUREN CARLINI, So., S., WIS

Taylor Morey, Jr., L, WIS

Courtney Thomas, Sr., OH, WIS

Honorable Mention

Elizabeth McMahon, Sr., OPP, ILL

Lexi Dannemiller, Sr., S, MICH

Kori Moster, Sr., L, MSU

Daly Santana, Jr., OH, MINN

Mary Pollmiller, Sr., S, NEB

Caroline Niedospial, Jr., DS/L, NU

Taylor Sandbothe, So., MB, OSU

Taylor Sherwin, Sr., S, OSU

Ali Frantti, Fr., OH, PSU

Aiyana Whitney, Jr., OH, PSU

Haleigh Nelson, So., MB, WIS

Dominique Thompson, Sr., MB, WIS

ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM

Brandi Donnelly, L, ILL

Caroline Knop, OH/DS, MICH

Rachel Minarick, S, MSU

ALI FRANTTI, OH, PSU

HALEIGH WASHINGTON, MB, PSU

Danielle Cuttino, MB, PUR

Kelli Bates, OH, WIS

Unanimous selections in CAPS

SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD HONOREES

Kathryn Polkoff, ILL

Kyndall Merritt, IND

Alex Lovell, IOWA

Emily Fraik, MD

Lindsey Lerg, MICH

Jazmine White, MSU

Daly Santana, MINN

Mary Pollmiller, NEB

Caleigh Ryan, NU

Andrea Kacsits, OSU

Lacey Fuller, PSU

KiKi Jones, PUR

Ali Schroeter, RU

Deme Morales, WIS

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