Nov. 29, 2011
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Freshman Nora Tuioti-Marinerof the Sun Devil volleyball team was named Honorable Mention Pac-12 All Freshman as announced by league officials Tuesday morning.
Tuioti-Mariner posted 259 kills in her first season with ASU, which ranked third best on the club. The newcomer was second on the team in total blocks (83.0) and digs (233).
"Nora made considerable progress this pas season," said head coach Jason Watson. "Her recognition is a fitting end to a solid freshman year. She will be part of a core group of athletes that will play a significant part in our future."
By season's end, she recorded seven double-doubles, including 16 kills and 12 digs against No. 20 Oregon on Nov. 4. Tuioti-Mariner etched her name in the ASU record book on Sept. 16, against Oregon State as she notched 11 block assists - a freshman best for most block assists in a match.
Pac-12 Postseason Volleyball Honors
Player of the Year | Alex Jupiter, USC
Freshman of the Year | Krista Vansant, Washington
Setter of the Year | Kendall Bateman, USC
Libero of the Year | Natalie Hagglund, USC
Coach of the Year | Mick Haley, USC
Kendall Bateman, USC
Alaina Bergsma, Oregon
Meagan Ganzer, Washington State
Natalie Hagglund, USC
Cursty Jackson, Arizona
Alex Jupiter, USC
Rachael Kidder, UCLA
Tarah Murrey, Cal
Lauren Plum, Oregon
Kelly Reeves, UCLA
Bianca Rowland, Washington
Lauren Williams, USC
Rachel Williams, Stanford
Carly Wopat, Stanford
Honorable Mention: Kat Brown, Cal; Karissa Cook, Stanford; Katie Fuller, USC; Lainey Gera, UCLA; Shannon Hawari, Cal; Correy Johnson, Cal; Courtney Karst, Arizona; Tabitha Love, UCLA; Arica Nassar, Oregon State; Robin Rostratter, Cal; Camille Saxton, Oregon State; Lauren Van Oredon, UCLA; Krista Vansant, Washington; Ariana Williams, Oregon.
Lydia Bai, Stanford
Liz Brenner, Oregon
Christina Higgins, Cal
Madison Kingdon, Arizona
Chloe Mathis, Arizona
Arica Nassar, Oregon
State Krista Vansant, Washington
Honorable Mention: Zoe Nightingale, UCLA; Summer Ross, Washington; Chelsey Schofield, Utah; Hannah Schraer, USC; Nora Tuioti-Mariner, ASU.