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Pair of 'Dogs earn All-Mountain West honors

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Senior middle blocker Grace Doyle and sophomore outside hitter Ella Rud have earned All-Mountain West honors, the conference announced on Wednesday morning.

Doyle saw action in all 18 Mountain West matches ranking ninth in MW matches in services per set (0.33). The Chandler, Ariz. native added 2.39 kills per set and 0.94 blocks per set totaling 148 kills and 58 blocks, respectively. Doyle totaled 10 MW matches with double digit kills and hit an impressive .647 in the 'Dogs win over Boise State on Nov. 5.

Rud also appeared in all 18 Mountain West matches checking in third in league matches in kills per set (3.68) and fourth in points per set (4.23). Leading the team with 215 kills, Rud averaged 3.52 kills per set and added 0.32 service aces per set. Rud reached double figure kills in 15 MW matches with a career-high 24 against Boise State while adding three double-doubles.

It is the first career postseason honor for both Doyle and Rud.

All-Conference Team

Joi Harvey, Jr., MB, Air Force

Paige Bartsch, So., OPP, Boise State

Lauren Ohlinger, Sr., OH, Boise State

Ciera Pritchard, R-Sr., S., Colorado State

Kennedy Stanford, Jr., OH, Colorado State

Naeemah Weathers, Jr., MB, Colorado State

Grace Doyle, Sr., MB, Fresno State

Kayla Afoa, Sr., OH, Nevada

Kaitlynn Biassou, Sr., OH, New Mexico

Alena Moldan, Sr., L, New Mexico,

Amethyst Harper, Sr., OH, San José State

Mia Schafer, Jr., S, San José State

Sarah Smevog, Sr., L, San José State

Gabrielle Arretche-Ramos, Jr., RS/OH, UNLV

Jhenna Gabriel, GS, S, UNLV

Isabel Martin, Jr., OH, UNLV

Kennedi Boyd, Sr., MB, Utah State

Tatum Stall, Jr., OH, Utah State

Honorable Mention

Annie Kaminski, Jr., MB, Boise State

Ella Rud, So., OH, Fresno State

Madison Corf, Fr., OH, San Diego State

Haylee Nelson, Sr., OH/OPP, San Jose State

Jordyn Freeman, Jr., MB, UNLV

Tierney Barlow, Fr., MB, Wyoming

Player of the Year

Isabel Martin, Jr., OH, UNLV

Newcomer of the Year

Jhenna Gabriel, Sr., S, UNLV

Freshman of the Year

Tierney Barlow, MB, Wyoming

Coach of the Year

Dawn Sullivan, UNLV