Cal State L.A.'s Caryn Sale Named to AVCA All-Region Volleyball Team
Mission Viejo native is the first three-time selection in school history
LOS ANGELES -- Cal State L.A. senior Caryn Sale (Middle Blocker, Mission Viejo, CA/Capo Valley) has been named to the 2001 AVCA All-Pacific Region Team, it was announced this afternoon by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
This is SaleÂs third selection to the All-Region team, having earned the honor in 1997 and 1999. She becomes the only Golden Eagle ever to earn AVCA All-Region honors in three seasons and is one of only four Cal State L.A. volleyball players to earn more than one All-Region nod. CSLAÂs other two-time All-Region honorees are Adriana Huerta (1994-95), Kaili Kimura (1994-95) and Linda Saucedo (1998, 2000).
Sale concluded her career among Cal State L.A.Âs all-time leaders in hitting percentage (1st, .333), block assists (1st, 354), block solos (4th, 65), digs (5th, 1,018), total attacks (6th, 2,523) and kills (7th, 1,120). She recorded 24 kills and 18 digs in her final appearance as a Golden Eagle in CSLAÂs first-round NCAA tournament loss to Western Washington.
In 1999, Sale was the CCAA Conference Player of the Year and a second-team AVCA All-American. She also earned three first-team all-conference honors (1997, 1999, 2001) and led the Golden Eagles to the NCAA Tournament in those same three seasons.
Sale now advances to the national ballot for All-America consideration. The Division II AVCA All-America team is expected to be announced on Fri., Nov. 23.