Erin Cartwright-Davis Named To AVCA All-West Region Team
Dec. 10, 2003
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State volleyball player Erin Cartwright-Davis was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-West Region team it was announced on Wednesday. Cartwright-Davis now advances to the national ballot for All-America consideration, which will be announced on Dec. 17.
Cartwright-Davis is the first Utah State volleyball player to earn first-team all-region honors from the AVCA, and joins Marie Motil as the only two players in USU history to be honored by the AVCA. Motil earned second-team all-Northwest Region honors following the 1993 season.
Cartwright-Davis, a senior middle blocker from Hyrum, Utah, earned first-team all-Big West Conference honors for the second straight season and was an honorable mention selection as a sophomore. She also received three conference player of the week honors during the past two seasons and garnered academic all-Big West honors last year.
During her senior season, Cartwright-Davis finished fifth in the Big West Conference in points per game (5.45), seventh in kills per game (4.45), and eighth in hitting percentage (.299) and blocks per game (1.14). She also set a new single-season kills record at USU with 490, while her 33 solo blocks ranked third, her 125 total blocks ranked fifth, and her .299 hitting percentage ranked seventh.
Cartwright-Davis ended her career at Utah State second all-time in kills (1309), attacks (2999) and total blocks (351), third all-time in solo blocks (61), block assists (290) and hitting percentage (.281), and ninth all-time in digs (690).
One 12-person team and six honorable mention players are selected per region by member head coaches. The West Region is made up of teams from the Big West Conference, the Mountain West Conference, and the Western Athletic Conference.
2003 AVCA Division I All-West Region Team Erin Cartwright-Davis, Utah State Melissa Courtney, Colorado State Kristen Fenton, Freson State Jennifer Fopma, Cal State Northridge Anna Marie Hammond, Idaho Jennifer Joines, Pacific Lily Kahumoku, Hawai'i Kanoe Kammana'o, Hawai'i Katie Jo Shirley, Colorado State Kim Turner, Utah Kim Willoughby, Hawai'i Kelly Wing, UC Irvine