Awards & Honors

(1) -- 1st Team; (2) -- 2nd Team; (3) -- 3rd Team

AVCA/NCAA All-America
2013 - Tori Dixon (1), Ashley Wittman (2), Adrianna Nora (HM)
2012 - Katherine Harms (1), Tori Dixon (2), Ashley Wittman (HM)
2011 - Ashley Wittman (2), Tori Dixon (HM)
2009 - Lauren Gibbemeyer (1), Taylor Carico (3)
2008 - Brook Dieter (2), Lauren Gibbemeyer (3), Christine Tan (HM)
2006 - Meredith Nelson (2), Malama Peniata (HM)
2005 - Paula Gentil (HM)
2004 - Kelly Bowman (1), Paula Gentil (1), Erin Martin (HM)
2003 - Cassie Busse (1), Paula Gentil (2)
2002 - Cassie Busse (2), Paula Gentil (3)
2000 - Nicole Branagh (2), Stephanie Hagen (2)
1999 - Nicole Branagh (2)
1996 - Katrien DeDecker (1)
1982 - Jill Halsted (HM)

CSTV All-America
2003 Paula Gentil (1), Cassie Busse (2)

AIAW All-America Team
1981 - Jill Halsted (1)

Volleyball Magazine All-America Team
2010 - Lauren Gibbemeyer (2)
2006 - Meredith Nelson (2), Malama Peniata (3)
2004 - Paula Gentil (1), Kelly Bowman (HM)
2003 - Cassie Busse (1), Paula Gentil (HM)
2000 - Nicole Branagh (2)
1999 - Nicole Branagh (3)
1989 - Chris Schaefer (3)

AVCA/Russell All-America Team
1988 - Andrea Gonzalez (2)

Volleyball Magazine Defensive Player of the Year
2004 - Paula Gentil

AVCA All-District/Region Team
2013 - Tori Dixon, Ashley Wittman, Adrianna Nora
2012 - Katherine Harms, Tori Dixon, Ashley Wittman (HM)
2011 - Tori Dixon, Ashley Wittman
2010 - Jessica Granquist, Ashley Wittman (HM)
2009 - Lauren Gibbemeyer, Christine Tan, Taylor Carico (HM)
2008 - Brook Dieter, Lauren Gibbemeyer, Christine Tan
2006 - Meredith Nelson, Malama Peniata, Kelly Bowman
2005 - Paula Gentil
2004 - Kelly Bowman, Paula Gentil, Erin Martin
2003 - Cassie Busse, Paula Gentil
2002 - Cassie Busse, Paula Gentil, Lindsey Taatjes
2001 - Lindsey Berg, Stephanie Hagen
2000 - Lindsey Berg, Nicole Branagh, Stephanie Hagen
1999 - Lindsey Berg, Nicole Branagh, Stephanie Hagen
1998 - Nicole Branagh
1996 - Katrien DeDecker
1995 - Katrien DeDecker

AVCA All-Mideast Region
1993 - Katrien DeDecker (2)
1992 - Krista Nevelle (2)
1991 - Karen Lushine (1), Sue Jackson (2), Heidi Olhausen (2), Krista Nevelle (3)
1989 - Sharon Oesterling (1), Chris Schaefer (1), Lori Miller (3)

AVCA All-North Central Region
1988 - Andrea Gonzalez, Sharon Oesterling, Chris Schaefer
1987 - Andrea Gonzalez, Lori Miller, Sharon Oesterling
1986 - Andrea Gonzalez, Pam Miller

Midwest Volleyball All-Midwest*
1986 - Pam Miller (2), Andrea Gonzalez (3), Sharon Oesterling (HM)
1985 - Andrea Gonzalez (2)
*1986 was last year of publication

Final Four All-Tournament Team
2009 - Hailey Cowles
2004 - Paula Gentil, Erin Martin
2003 - Cassie Busse

NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team
2013 - Ashley Wittman
2012 - Tori Dixon, Katherine Harms, Daly Santana
2010 - Lauren Gibbemeyer
2009 - Tabitha Love (MVP), Taylor Carico, Lauren Gibbemeyer
2006 - Meredith Nelson, Kyla Roehrig
2004 - Lindsey Taatjes (MVP), Paula Gentil, Erin Martin
2003 - Cassie Busse (MVP), Paula Gentil, Erin Martin

AVCA National Player of the Week
2008 - Lauren Gibbemeyer (9/16/08)
2004 - Kelly Bowman (10/25/04)
2003 - Cassie Busse (1027/03)
2000 - Stephanie Hagen (10/2/00)
1999 - Nicole Branagh (10/11/99)
1996 - Becky Bauer (10/7/96)

Big Ten Medal of Honor
2004 - Lindsey Taatjes
2003 - Cassie Busse
2001 - Lindsey Berg
1997 - Katrien DeDecker
1988 - Rochele Goetz
1983 - Jill Halsted

Big Ten Player of the Year
2003 - Cassie Busse
2000 - Nicole Branagh (co-player)
1983 - Martie Larsen

Big Ten Freshman of the Year
1993 - Katrien DeDecker
1987 - Dawn Thompson

Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year
2010 - Jessica Granquist
2008 - Christine Tan
2006 - Malama Peniata
2004 - Paula Gentil
2003 - Paula Gentil
2002 - Paula Gentil

All-Big Ten Tournament Team
1982 - Martie Larsen

All-Big Ten
2013 - Tori Dixon, Ashley Wittman, Hannah Tapp (FR)
2012 - Tori Dixon, Katherine Harms, Ashley Wittman (HM), Daly Santana (FR)
2011 - Tori Dixon, Ashley Wittman
2010 - Jessica Granquist (1), Lauren Gibbemeyer (1), Tori Dixon (HM)
2009 - Lauren Gibbemeyer (1), Christine Tan (HM)
2008 - Brook Dieter (1), Lauren Gibbemeyer (1), Christine Tan (1)
2007 - Jessy Jones (1)
2006 - Meredith Nelson (1), Malama Peniata (1), Kelly Bowman (1), Jessy Jones (HM)
2005 - Paula Gentil (1), Meredith Nelson (1)
2004 - Kelly Bowman (1), Paula Gentil (1), Erin Martin (1)
2003 - Cassie Busse (1), Paula Gentil (1), Lindsey Taatjes (HM)
2002 - Cassie Busse (1), Paula Gentil (1), Lindsey Taatjes (1)
2001 - Lindsey Berg (1), Stephanie Hagen (1)
2000 - Lindsey Berg (1), Nicole Branagh (1), Stephanie Hagen (1)
1999 - Lindsey Berg (1), Nicole Branagh (1), Stephanie Hagen (1)
1998 - Nicole Branagh (1)
1997 - Becky Bauer (1), Nicole Branagh (HM)
1996 - Katrien DeDecker (1)
1995 - Katrien DeDecker (1)
1994 - Jean Schintz (1)
1993 - Katrien DeDecker (1), Sue Jackson (1), Heidi Olhausen (HM)
1992 - Krista Nevelle (2)
1991 - Karen Lushine (2), Sue Jackson (HM)
1989 - Sharon Oesterling (1), Chris Schaefer (1), Lori Miller (HM)
1988 - Andrea Gonzalez (1), Chris Schaefer (1), Sharon Oesterling (2)
1987 - Andrea Gonzalez (1), Sharon Oesterling (2), Lori Miller (HM), Chris Schaefer (HM)
1986 - Andrea Gonzalez (1), Pam Miller (1)
1985 - Andrea Gonzalez (1), Pam Miller (2)
1983 - Martie Larsen (1)

Volleyball Magazine National Coach of the Year
2003 - Mike Hebert

AVCA District/Region Coach of the Year
2013 - Hugh McCutcheon
2006 - Mike Hebert
2002 - Mike Hebert
1999 - Mike Hebert

Big Ten Coach of the Year
2002 - Mike Hebert (Coaches and Media)
1999 - Mike Hebert (Coaches and Media)

() number in parenthesis indicates current or final total of Big Ten Player of the Week honors the player accumulated.

GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-America
2003 - Cassie Busse (1)
2002 - Cassie Busse (3)
1988 - Sharon Oesterling (2)
1987 - Sharon Oesterling (2)
1983 - Chris Donnell (3), Martie Larsen (3)
1982 - Martie Larsen (2)

GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-District
2003 - Cassie Busse
2002 - Cassie Busse
2000 - Stephanie Hagen
1991 - Karen Lushine
1988 - Sharon Oesterling
1987 - Sharon Oesterling
1983 - Chris Donnell, Martie Larsen
1982 - Martie Larsen

Big Ten Player of the Week
2013 Tori Dixon (9/2)
        Ashley Wittman (10/28, 11/25)
2012 Katherine Harms (9/10, 9/24, 10/29)
2011 Ashley Wittman (11/7, 9/19)
2010 Lauren Gibbemeyer (11/1)
Ashley Wittman (9/13)
Tabi Love (8/30)
2009 Lauren Gibbemeyer (11/16)
Tabi Love (10/26)
2008 Lauren Gibbemeyer (9/15) (1)
Brook Dieter (10/20) (4)
2007 Brook Dieter (9/3, 9/27, 11/12) (3)
2006 Meredith Nelson (10/2)
2005 Paula Gentil (10/3, 11/7) (4)
2004 Kelly Bowman (10/25) (1)
Paula Gentil (8/30, 9/27) (2)
2003 Erin Martin (10/6) (1),
Cassie Busse (10/13, 10/27) (4)
Lindsey Taatjes (11/23) (3)
2002 Cassie Busse (8/26, 9/30)
Lindsey Taatjes (9/16 & 10/21)
2001 Stephanie Hagen (11/12/01) (3)
2000 Nicole Branagh (9/4, 11/6, 11/13) (5)
Lindsey Berg (9/11) (1)
Stephanie Hagen (10/2 & 10/23)
1999 Nicole Branagh (9/27, 10/11,  11/15)
1998 Nicole Branagh (9/14)
1997 Linda Shudlick (11/2) (1)
1996 Katrien DeDecker (9/9, 9/23) (3)
Becky Bauer (10/7) (1)
1994 Jean Schintz (10/19) (1)
1993 Katrien DeDecker (11/29)
1991 Krista Nevelle (9/30) (1)
Sue Jackson (10/21) (1)
Karen Lushine (11/11)(2)
1989 Karen Lushine (11/28)
1988 Chris Schaefer (9/20) (1)
Andrea Gonzalez (11/15) (4)
1987 Andrea Gonzalez (11/10)
1986 Pam Miller (12/2/86) (1)
1985 Andrea Gonzalez (10/29, 11/12)
1983 Martie Larsen (10/10) (1)

() number in parenthesis indicates current or final total of Big Ten Player of the Week honors the player accumulated.

Big Ten DEFENSIVE Player of the Week (since 2005)
2013 Tori Dixon (9/9, 9/23, 10/14, 11/25)
        Ashley Wittman (9/30)
        Hannah Tapp (12/1)
2012 Tori Dixon (9/4, 11/5, 11/19)
2011 Jessica Granquist (9/5)
2010 Jessica Granquist (11/15, 10/4, 9/6)
2009 Christine Tan (10/5, 8/31)
2008 Christine Tan (9/1, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 11/10) (7)
2007 Christine Tan (10/1,11/19) (2)
2006 Malama Peniata (9/18, 10/23, 11/20)
2005 Paula Gentil (10/3, 11/7)

Big Ten SETTER of the Week (since 2012)
2012 Alexandra Palmer (9/24)

Big Ten ROOKIE of the Week (since 2012)
2013 Hannah Tapp (10/21, 12/1)
2012 Daly Santana (10/8, 10/22)

Academic All-Big Ten
2013 - Morgan Bohl, Karyn Israel, Karlie Hauer, Alexandra Palmer, Ashley Wittman
2012 - Morgan Bohl, Brianna Haugen, Mia Tabberson, Ashley Wittman
2011 - Ariana Filho, Jessica Granquist, Brianna Haugen, Steffi Sooter, Mia Tabberson, Ashley Wittman
2010 - Ariana Filho, Lauren Gibbemeyer, Jessica Granquist, Brianna Haugen, Tabitha Love, Mia Tabberson
2009 - Taylor Carico, Ariana Filho, Lauren Gibbemeyer, Jessica Granquist, Jess Meden, Christine Tan, Megan Wilson
2008 - Brook Dieter, Lauren Gibbemeyer, Rachel Hartmann, Kyle Roehrig, Kelly Schmidt, Christine Tan, Katie Vatterrodt
2007 - Krista Chin, Kelly Fallon, Kyla Roehrig, Kelly Schmidt, Christine Tan, Katie Vatterrodt, Michele Wilber
2006 - Kelly Bowman, Meghan Cumpston, Kelly Fallon, Rachel Hartmann, Meredith Nelson, Malama Peniata, Kyla Roehrig, Kelly Schmidt, Katie Vatterrodt
2005 - Kelly Bowman, Jessica Byrnes, Meredith Nelson, Malama Peniata 2004 - Jen Bowman, Jessica Byrnes, Amanda Hokenson, Meredith Nelson, Lisa Reinhart, Lindsey Taatjes
2003 - Cassie Busse, Jessica Byrnes, Amanda Cipperly, Paula Gentil, Erin Lorenzen, Erin Martin, Lisa Reinhart, Lindsey Taatjes
2002 - Cassie Busse, Amanda Cipperly, Erin Lorenzen, Lisa Reinhart, Lindsey Vander Well, Kelli Wicks
2001 - Lisa Axel, Lindsey Berg, Cassie Busse, Stephanie Hagen, Erin Lorenzen, Carrie Noble, Kelli Wicks
2000 - Lisa Aschenbrenner, Lisa Axel, Lindsey Berg, Stephanie Hagen, Anna Reines
1999 - Lisa Aschenbrenner, Lindsey Berg, Ali Berres, Stephanie Hagen, Heather Swenson
1998 - Lisa Aschenbrenner, Sonja Posthuma
1997 - Bethany Baker, Jane Passer, Sarah Pearman
1996 - Tara Baynes, Becky Bauer, Tera Fiamengo, Katrien DeDecker, Jane Passer, Sarah Pearman
1995 - Becky Bauer, Tera Fiamengo, Katrien DeDecker, Heidi Foesch, Heidi Olhausen, Jane Passer, Sarah Pearman
1994 - Gretchen Dahl, Heidi Foesch, Heidi Olhausen
1993 - Gretchen Dahl, Heidi Foesch
1992 - Gretchen Dahl, Angie Hanna
1991 - Karen Lushine, Angie Hanna, Gretchen Dahl, Becky Lindberg
1990 - Angie Hanna, Karen Lushine, Dawn Thompson
1989 - Sharon Oesterling, Chris Schaefer, Dawn Thompson
1988 - Sharon Oesterling, Dawn Thompson
1987 - Rochele Goetz, Sharon Oesterling
1986 - Rochele Goetz, Jennie Collings (HM)
1983 - Chris Donnell, Martie Larsen

Minnesota Senior Athlete of the Year
2000 - Nicole Branagh
1997 - Katrien DeDecker
1988 - Andrea Gonzalez
1980 - Patti Hagemeyer

Minnesota Alumni Award (Team MVP)
2006 - Meghan Cumpston/Meredith Nelson
2005 - Malama Peniata
2004 - Lindsey Taatjes
2003 - Cassie Busse
2002 - Cassie Busse
2001 - Lindsey Berg
2000 - Nicole Branagh/Lindsey Berg
1999 - Nicole Branagh/Lindsey Berg
1998 - Nicole Branagh/Lindsey Berg
1997 - Becky Bauer
1996 - Katrien DeDecker
1995 - Katrien DeDecker
1994 - Jean Schintz
1993 - Sue Jackson
1992 - Krista Nevelle
1991 - Karen Lushine
1990 - Dawn Thompson
1989 - Sharon Oesterling
1988 - Andrea Gonzalez
1987 - Andrea Gonzalez
1986 - Pam Miller
1985 - Andrea Gonzalez
1984 - Pam Miller
1983 - Chris Donnell
1982 - Jill Halsted
1981 - Jill Halsted
1980 - Jill Halsted
1979 - Joni Hagemeyer
1978 - Patti Hagemeyer
1977 - Monica Lacis

University of Minnesota Presidential Leadership Award
1991 - Karen Lushine
1988 - Sharon Oesterling

Team Academic Award
1987-88
For 3.15 overall GPA, highest of all Minnesota Women's Athletics teams

Top Five Student-Athlete Award
1991 - Dawn Thompson
1983 Martie Larsen