Chipman Earns All-Big 12 Honor

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Senior middle blocker Kelsey Chipman closed her career as a Wildcat by being named to the All-Big 12 Team on Monday. Chipman received Honorable Mention by the coaches voting for the conference postseason awards, her first All-Big 12 recognition.

Chipman tallied 301 kills on the season averaging 2.66 per set while hitting .345 and averaged 1.16 blocks a set as well. She ranked third in the Big 12 both hitting percentage and blocks for the season and was second in blocks in conference matches only as well as sixth in hitting percentage.

In her final week of action, Chipman posted two shining performances with 10 blocks against Nebraska and six more against Texas Tech. She hit .400 or higher in nearly half the team's matches this season.

Chipman closed her career as one of the top blockers in school history ranking second in block assists. Her total of 463 block assists also rank ninth in Big 12 history. Her career hitting percentage of .329 ranks fifth in school history.

2009 ALL-BIG 12 VOLLEYBALL AWARDS
Player of the Year:
Destinee Hooker^, Texas, OH, Sr., 6-4, San Antonio, Texas/Southwest
Newcomer of the Year:
Paola Ampudia^, Missouri, OH/RS, Jr., 6-1, Cali, Colombia/Miami Dade College
Freshman of the Year:
Hannah Werth, Nebraska, OH, Fr., 6-1, Springfield, Ill./Glenwood
Defensive Player of the Year:
Anna Breyfogle, Baylor, MB, Sr., 6-1, Buda, Texas/Hays
Libero of the Year:
Ashley Mass^, Iowa State, DS/L, Jr., 5-8, Muskego, Wis./Muskego
Coach of the Year:
Christy Johnson-Lynch, Iowa State

ALL-BIG 12 FIRST TEAM
Name, School Pos. Cl. Ht. Hometown/Previous School
Taylor Barnes, Baylor S Sr. 5-11 Arlington, Texas/Martin
Anna Breyfogle, Baylor MB Sr. 6-1 Buda, Texas/Hays
Victoria Henson, Iowa State OH Jr. 5-11 Leavenworth, Kan./Leavenworth
Kaylee Manns, Iowa State S Sr. 5-10 Topeka, Kan./Washburn Rural
Ashley Mass^, Iowa State DS/L Jr. 5-8 Muskego, Wis./Muskego
Paola Ampudia, Missouri OH/RS Jr. 6-1 Cali, Colombia/Miami Dade College
Sydney Anderson, Nebraska S Jr. 6-0 Salt Lake City, Utah/Utah
Kori Cooper, Nebraska MB Sr. 6-2 Amarillo, Texas/Amarillo
Brooke Delano, Nebraska MB So. 6-4 Bellevue, Neb./Bellevue West
Ashley Engle, Texas S/RS Sr. 6-3 Yorba Linda, Calif./Esperanza
Juliann Faucette, Texas OH Jr. 6-2 San Diego, Calif./Westview
Destinee Hooker^, Texas OH Sr. 6-4 San Antonio, Texas/Southwest
Sarah Ammerman, Texas A&M OH Sr. 6-2 Parker, Colo./Chaparral
Jennifer Banse, Texas A&M OH Sr. 6-0 San Antonio, Texas/Churchill

ALL-BIG 12 HONORABLE MENTION
Name, School Pos. Cl. Ht. Hometown/Previous School
Rachel Hockaday, Iowa State OH So. 6-0 Decatur, Ill./Maroa-Forsyth
Kelsey Chipman, Kansas State MB Sr. 6-1 Topeka, Kan./Washburn Rural
Kayla Banwarth, Nebraska L Jr. 5-11 Dubuque, Iowa/Wahlert Catholic
Hannah Werth, Nebraska OH Fr. 6-1 Springfield, Ill./Glenwood
Brianne Barker, Oklahoma S So. 5-9 Amarillo, Texas/Amarillo
Francie Ekwerekwu, Oklahoma MB Jr. 5-11 Arlington, Texas/Arlington

ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM
Name, School Pos. Ht. Hometown/Previous School
Torri Campbell, Baylor MB 6-2 Amarillo, Texas/Amarillo
Jamie Straube^, Iowa State MB 6-2 Tecumseh, Neb./Johnson County Central
Hannah Werth^, Nebraska OH 6-1 Springfield, Ill./Glenwood
María Fernanda, Oklahoma L 5-7 Rio Piedras, P.R./Colegio Adianaez
Bailey Webster, Texas OH/OPP 6-3 Baltimore, Md./St. Paul's School For Girls
Lindsey Miller, Texas A&M MB 6-2 Katy, Texas/Cinco Ranch

^ - Unanimous Selection

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