Redlands East Valley graduate Krista Vansant of the University of Washington has been named the Pac-12 Women’s Volleyball Player of the Year.
The 6-foot-2 junior outside hitter led Washington to the Pac-12 title this year.
She was named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week three times this season, and Defensive Player of the Week once. Her 4.99 points per set rank second in the Pac-12 and 15th nationally. Vansant averages 4.31 kills per set while hitting .318, and she ranks seventh in the league with 0.30 aces per set, and third on the Huskies with 2.67 digs per set, all career-highs.
Vansant was the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year in 2011 and last year was a Second Team All-American.