Nebraska volleyball freshmen Hannah Werth was named the Big 12’s Freshmen of the Year as voted on by the league coaches. In addition to Werth’s honor, Sydney Anderson, Kori Cooper, and Brooke Delano were named to the first team All Big 12.
Werth also earned honorable mention status. Werth averaged a team high 3.18 kills and 3.00 digs per set. She had 11 double-doubles on the year and led all Big 12 freshmen in points (3.77) and kills (3.38) in league play. She was also named Big 12 Rookie of the Week for the fifth time this season.
Anderson averaged 11.47 assists, 0.77 kills and 2.49 digs per set. She ranked second in the league in assists while notching a team-best 14 double-doubles (assists-digs). Cooper received her second straight All-Big 12 award by averaging 2.46 kills and 0.85 blocks per set, while leading the Big 12 with a .378 hitting percentage. In league action. Delano averaged 2.32 kills and 1.18 blocks per set and ranked among Big 12 leaders in both hitting percentage (.340, fourth) and blocks (1.18, third). Delano, the only freshman or sophomore to rank in the top 10 in hitting percentage and blocks, reached double figures in kills in seven Big 12 matches.