Danielle Selkridge Becomes UT Volleyball's First National Player of the Year

Published: Dec 6, 2012
Selkridge_LARGEDanielle Selkridge has become the first player in University of Tampa volleyball history to be honored as the American Volleyball Coaches Association of America (AVCA) National Player of the Year. Photo by Andy Meng

 

Danielle Selkridge has become the first player in University of Tampa volleyball history to be honored as the American Volleyball Coaches Association of America (AVCA) National Player of the Year.

The award was announced at Wednesday's banquet on the heels of the NCAA Division II Elite Eight on the campus of the University of West Florida.

Selkridge, a 6-2 middle blocker, is a senior from Tortola, Virgin Islands, was also named the Daktronics National Player of the Year. The Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year leads the nation in hitting percentage hitting at an astounding .512 clip entering the NCAA Tournament.

The two-time Sports Imports/AVCA Player of the Week leads the Spartans with 405 kills, 29 solo blocks, 81 block assists, 110 total blocks and 475.5 total points. Selkridge is a three-time AVCA All-American after making the first team a year ago and the second team in 2010.

The 30-3 Spartans will meet Wheeling Jesuit in the national quarterfinals on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Please visit TampaSpartans.com for complete information on the Spartans at the NCAA Championships.

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