The Fresno State volleyball team concluded the 2012 season with its annual end of the year banquet. The coaches honored various student-athletes with program awards.
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.
The Bulldogs host Air Force and Boise State in the final homestand of the 2012 volleyball season.
Junior Lauren Albertson hit over .400 with 10 kills on Friday night as the Bulldogs loss to UNLV on the road.
Last updated: Jan. 7, 2013
FRESNO STATE ACCOLADES:
2012 (JUNIOR): Named Mountain West Player of the Week ... one of four Bulldogs to play all 120 sets ... started 30-of-31 matches as an outside hitter ... for the second year in a row led the team in double-doubles, recorded 14 on the year ... tallied 10 or more kills in 22 matches ... recorded a career-high 31 kills against Wyoming on Oct. 13 ... totaled a team best 407 kills (3.4 kps) ... led the team and 12th in the nation in aces per set 0.44 (53 total) ... served up a career-high of five aces against UTEP on Aug. 24 ... collected 353 digs (2.9 dps) and 34 blocks ... hit .175 on the year ... hit a career best .609 against CSU Bakersfield on Oct. 19 ... dug up a season best 23 digs against Colorado State on Oct. 11 ... recorded 13 assists and averaged 3.99 points per set ... set a new career-high of 35 points against Wyoming on Oct. 13.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): A team captain ... One of four Bulldogs to play and start in all 29 matches for a total of 108 sets ... transitioned from libero to outside hitter near the end of non-conference play ... tallied a team-best eight double-doubles (kills/digs), which also tied for the 9th most by any WAC student-athlete ... on the season, recorded a team-best 275 kills (2.55 kps), 331 digs (3.06 dps) and 34 service aces (0.31 aces/set) ... also contributed 36 assists (0.33 aps), 26.0 blocks (0.24 bps) and 323.5 points (3.00 pps) ... notched 10 or more kills in the final 12 matches of the year and 17 of the last 18 ... posted a season-best 27 kills, 29.5 points and five block assists in regular season finale and 3-2 win over Utah State (11/12/11) ... corralled 10 or more digs in 18 matches and reached 15 or more digs in seven matches ... posted a season-best 29 digs against Cal Poly (8/26/11) ... tallied three or more services in five matches ... posted a team-leading four service aces twice ... registered at least 10.0 points in the final 18 matches of the season ... earned a team-leading three weekly `Fighting Spirit Awards' during the season.
2010 (FRESHMAN): A versatile outside hitter and defensive specialist, quickly emerged as a strong leader and an impact player ... on the season, ranked in the top five on the team in kills (163), kills per set (1.61), attempts (577), service aces (17), service aces per set (0.17), digs (239), digs per set (2.37).
HIGH SCHOOL: An energetic and focused athlete earned the respect of the San Joaquin Valley as a three-time County Metro Athletic Conference Most Valuable Player and three-year varsity letterwinner for Sanger High School ... named first-team All-Valley as a senior and junior, following second-team All-Fresno Bee honors for her sophomore season, and a three-time team Most Valuable Player ... a key contributor that helped her team complete an undefeated season as a junior ... earned the captain's award three times ... averaged 20+ kills per game.
PERSONAL: Born July 22, 1992 ... parents Dan and Cindy Wild ... her four siblings all competed or participate in college athletics ... has two brothers, Jake (Pacific - baseball) and Jordan (Fresno Pacific - basketball) and two sisters, Jessica (CBU - swimming) and Katie (Fresno Pacific - volleyball/swimming) ... enjoys golfing, tennis, wakeboarding and spending quality time with her family ... received the B'nai Brith award ... involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... favorite athlete is Tim Tebow because he stands strong for God ... biggest athlete thrill was going undefeated during her junior year of high school ... most admires her parents for the example they have set for her ... also recruited by Chicago, Fresno Pacific, South Carolina and UC Riverside ... chose to attend Fresno State because she loved the school, the close proximity to home and respected the coaching staff's vision.
WILD'S CAREER MATCH HIGHS