Halleck Named First Team All-Region; Linden Earns Honorable Mention

Salem: Junior Kristen Halleck was named today to the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-West Region team today. Senior Jennie Linden received honorable mention.

Six of the 12-member first team were from the Northwest Conference, including three from Pacific Lutheran and two from Linfield. Halleck and Linden were both named to the All-NWC first team.

Halleck had 328 kills to lead the 18-8 Bearcats (10-6 NWC) to a surprising third place in the NWC for second year coach Tricia Wright.

Linden capped a stellar four year career with 301 kills. She was named All-NWC each of her four years at Willamette.