Uhart Named To Preseason All-Big 12 Team

Aug. 14, 2008


Kansas volleyball senior middle blocker Natalie Uhart (Lansing, Kan.) was named to the Preseason All-Big 12 Team it was announced Thursday.

Uhart, one of just 17 players named to the team, led the Jayhawks with 1.17 bpg and a .271 attack percentage last year, while adding 2.49 kpg in 20 starts. The 6-foot-1 front row power also had eight games of 10 kills or more and blocked over four balls 11 times throughout the season.

The Preseason All-Big 12 awards are voted on by the league’s coaches. A complete list of all of the conference’s preseason honors is listed below:

Preseason Co-Players of the Year:
Jordan Larson, Nebraska, OH, Sr. , 6-2, Hooper, Neb./Logan View
Juliann Faucette, Texas, OH, So., 6-2, San Diego, Calif./Westview

Preseason Newcomer of the Year:
Sydney Anderson, Nebraska, So., S, 6-0, Salt Lake City, Utah/Utah

Preseason Freshman of the Year:
Rachael Adams, Texas, MB, Fr., 6-2, Cincinnati, Ohio/Mount Notre Dame


Name, School Pos. Cl.
Taylor Barnes, Baylor S Jr.
Anna Breyfogle, Baylor MB Jr.
Kaylee Manns, Iowa State S Jr.
Natalie Uhart, Kansas MB Sr.
Megan Farr, Kansas State MB Sr.
Rita Liliom, Kansas State OH Sr.
Nataly Korobkova, Kansas State OH Sr.
Weiwen Wang, Missouri MB So.
Kori Cooper, Nebraska MB Jr.
Jordan Larson, Nebraska OH Sr.
Francie Ekwerekwu, Oklahoma MB So.
Ashley Engle, Texas S/RS Jr.
Juliann Faucette, Texas OH So.
Destinee Hooker, Texas OH Jr.
Lauren Paolini, Texas MB Sr.
Sarah Ammerman, Texas A&M OH Jr.
Mary Batis, Texas A&M OH Jr.