CSU volleyball stars Culbert, Andrews earn all-region honors from AVCA

Emmett McCarthy

CSU volleyball standouts Adrianna Culbert and Acacia Andrews have earned AVCA Pacific North All-Region honors after their outstanding 2015 seasons. Culbert was an all-region selection for the third consecutive season, while Andrews was an honorable mention. 

Middle blocker Acacia Andrews spikes the ball just past the fingertips of a Utah State blocker earlier this season.
Middle blocker Acacia Andrews spikes the ball just past the fingertips of a Utah State blocker earlier this season.

Adrianna Culbert (senior); setter/outside hitter; Delton, Michigan

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The Mountain West Player of the Year recorded a CSU and Mountain West record eight triple-doubles this year, including the first quadruple-double in the NCAA in over five years. She earned national player of the week honors from the both the AVCA and espnW. Culbert was named the MW Preseason Player of the Year back in August.

Acacia Andrews (RS junior); middle blocker; Norman, Oklahoma

The middle blocker was CSU’s most efficient offensive player, hitting a .390 percent clip to rank 32nd in the nation. Andrews posted a career-best 18 kills at Air Force, and set another personal career mark with 12 blocks at San Jose State. She hit above .400 percent in 18 matches on the year. Andrews also earned MW Defensive Player of the Week honors on Oct. 5.

Collegian Sports Editor Emmett McCarthy can be reached by email at sports@collegian.com and on Twitter @emccarthy22.