Jenson, Landwehr Named Volleyball Magazine All-Americans
AMES, Iowa - Volleyball Magazine has chosen Cyclones Carly Jenson and Alison Landwehr as all-Americans the publication announced this week, selecting each girl to its second team. Both players were also chosen as American Volleyball Coaches Association All-Americans earlier this year, Landwehr earning first team distinction and Jenson selected to the second team.
Landwehr led the Big 12 in assists this season with an overall average of 11.46 assists per set, ranked 15th in the nation. The St. Louis, Mo. native currently ranks sixth in the Iowa State record books with a career total of 2,549 assists and her career-high 66 assists against Florida State in the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight were the most assists in a match by a Cyclone since the 2008 season. A second-year starter, Landwehr was one of two Big 12 players to reach 60 assists in a match twice this season.
Jenson, an Omaha, Neb. native averaged a team-high 3.86 kills per set and 4.04 kills per set in league play in 2011, ranked third in the Big 12. Jenson also cracked the top 10 in the conference with 3.35 digs per set on the year, second on the team, and was ranked fifth with 4.32 points per set. The senior leaves Iowa State ranked in the top 20 in school history for career kills (795), kills per set (3.07), attack attempts (2,299) and digs (728).
Overall, six Big 12 players were tabbed for all-America honors, with Texas leading the way with three honorees and Kansas State picking up one award.