The Fresno State volleyball team features five seniors as the Bulldogs enter their second season in the Mountain West.
A total of 71 Fresno State student-athletes were honored as part of a league-record 623 Mountain West scholar athletes.
43 Fresno State student-athletes earned 2012 Fall Academic All-Mountain West honors.
Senior Barbara Alcantara recorded her ninth double-double of the year in her final match as a Bulldog.
Fresno State volleyball defeated Air Force in three-straight sets on Wednesday night.
Last updated: June 13, 2013
FRESNO STATE ACCOLADES
2012 (JUNIOR): Appeared in 120 sets and 29 matches as a middle blocker ... started 23 matches ... tallied 10 or more kills in five matches ... hit .300 or better in eight matches ... recorded a season best 11 kills against Colorado State and San Diego State, who both went on to play in the 2012 NCAA Tournament ... hit a season best .526 against Colorado State ... led the team with 10 solo blocks ... recorded 70 blocks (10 solo, 60 assisted) on the season ... notched a season best seven blocks against San Diego State ... tallied 125 kills (1.2 kps) and hit .203 on the season ... totaled 165 points for the Bulldogs, which included a season best 13.5 points against Colorado State ... recorded five assists and 21 digs.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 29 matches, including 18 starts, for a total of 101 sets ... one of six Bulldogs to play in more than 100 sets ... on the season, recorded 182 kills (1.80 kps), 85 blocks (0.84 bps), 24 digs (0.24 dps), 11 assists (0.11 aps) and 226.0 points (2.24 pps) ... reached 10 or more points in eight matches ... posted season-best 17 kills and 20.0 points in regular season finale 3-2 win over Utah State (11/12/11) ... reached 10 or more kills in five matches ... posted 15 kills and season-best .684 hitting percentage in 3-1 home win over San Jose State (10/29/11) ... delivered two key kills off the bench in the fifth set to spark Bulldogs' thrilling 3-2 road win at San Jose State (9/29/11) ... logged five or more blocks in five matches ... posted season-best eight blocks in 3-1 home win over Nevada (10/22/11) ... contributed season-best five digs in a match twice.
PRIOR TO FRESNO STATE: Albertson helped the Fresno Pacific Sunbirds capture the 2009 NAIA National Championship with a perfect 38-0 season ... In her 125 sets played, she recorded five matches with 10 or more kills and averaged 1.69 kills per set along with 1.38 blocks per set.
HIGH SCHOOL: As a local prep star, Albertson led the Clovis West Golden Eagles to the school's first valley title as the team's co-captain and earned the TRAC's co-Most Valuable Player honors in 2008. She received first-team all-valley and Co-Player of the Year recognition by the Fresno Bee. A four-year honor roll member and scholar-athlete, Albertson was also honored as the captain of the "Athletic Director Dream Team" Eagle of Honor Award.
PERSONAL: Born June 12, 1991 in Redwood City, Calif. ... parents are Jami and Al Albertson ... has one sibling, Jaclyn ... favorite athlete is Penn State's Blair Brown because she has a calm sense of leadership and steps up when a job needs to be done ... biggest athletic thrill was winning the 2009 NAIA National Championship at Fresno Pacific ... recruited by Fresno Pacific, UC Riverside and the Air Force Academy ... chose to attend Fresno State because she wanted to be a part of an amazing program and be able to call herself a Bulldog.
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