Allison

Weston

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#18

Middle Blocker
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
City/State: Papillion, Neb.
High School: Papillion-LaVista

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • 1996 Morgan Trophy Award Winner
  • 1995 First-Team AVCA All-American
  • 1995 AVCA Co-Player of the Year
  • 1995 Volleyball Magazine Player of the Year
  • 1995 First-Team CoSIDA Academic All-American
  • 1995 AVCA All-District 5 Team
  • 1995 CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • 1995 Big Eight Player of the Week (Oct. 24, Oct. 31)
  • 1995 First-Team All-Big Eight
  • 1995 Big Eight Player of the Year
  • 1995 Honda Sports Award
  • 1995 Co-Winner Fred Ware Memorial Award
  • 1995 Omaha Sportscasters' Sportswoman of the Year
  • 1995 NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team
  • 1995 Central Regional All-Tournament Team
  • 1995 Big Eight All-Tournament Team, MVP
  • 1995 Phillips 66 Academic All-Big Eight
  • 1995 Big Eight End-of-the-Year Honor Roll
  • 1995 State Farm-NACWAA All-Tournament Team
  • 1995 Pacific Invite All-Tournament Team
  • 1995 FirsTier Challenge All-Tournament Team
  • 1995 Arby's Classic All-Tournament Team, MVP
  • 1995 Cellular One Classic All-Tournament Team, MVP
  • 1995 U.S. Olympic Festival
  • 1994 First-Team AVCA All-American
  • 1994 Second-Team CoSIDA Academic All-American
  • 1994 Big Eight Player of the Year
  • 1994 First-Team All-Mideast Region
  • 1994 First-Team All-Big Eight
  • 1994 Big Eight All-Tournament Team, MVP
  • 1994 AVCA National Player of the Week (Oct. 31)
  • 1994 Big Eight Player of the Week (Oct. 25 and Oct. 31)
  • 1994 Purdue Premier All-Tournament Team
  • 1994 FirsTier Invitational All-Tournament Team, MVP
  • 1994 Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team, MVP
  • 1994 Arby's Classic All-Tournament Team, MVP
  • 1994 CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • 1994 Phillips 66 Academic All-Big Eight
  • 1994 Omaha Brodcasters Award
  • 1994 U.S. Extended "A" Team
  • 1993 U.S. National "B" Team
  • 1993 First-Team All-Big Eight
  • 1993 AVCA First-Team All-American
  • 1993 CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • 1993 Phillips 66 Academic All-Big Eight
  • 1992 Volleyball Monthly Freshman All-American
  • 1992 Big Eight Co-Newcomer-of-the-Year
  • 1992 Honorable-Mention All-Big Eight

1995:Senior Season
Allison Weston finished one of the most decorated and successful careers in Nebraska history as a first team All-American both on and off the court while powering Nebraska to its first NCAA volleyball title...finished her career as the first three-time, first-team AVCA All-American in school history...became the Nebraska school record holder for career kills (1,778)...second in the Big Eight in hitting percentage (.380) and kills per game (4.59)...named Big Eight Player of the Week twice (Oct. 24, Oct.31)...led Nebraska with 487 kills, a .380 hitting percentage and 4.59 kills per game...named first-team All-Big Eight for the third consecutive year and Big Eight Player of the Year for the second straight year...was named to the All-Tournament team in each of Nebraska's tournaments in 1995...named tournament MVP at the Arby's Classic, Wyoming Invitational and Big Eight Tournament...earned Player-of-the-Year honors from the AVCA, Volleyball Magazine and College Sports...in June was named Nebraska's first ever Morgan Trophy Award winner...earned first-team CoSIDA Academic All-America honors as a senior after claiming second-team recognition in 1994...was first-team academic All-Big Eight for the third straight season.

1994: Junior Season
Earned her second straight first-team All-America honor, establishing a school and Big Eight record with 4.99 kills per game (11th nationally)...pounded 20-or-more kills eight times, 30-or-more kills two times and reached double figures in all but three matches...set the Nebraska four-game record and was just one kill shy of the conference record with 37 kills against Colorado in the Big Eight Tournament...ended the season ranked seventh in the Big Eight record books with 1,291 kills...her .348 hitting percentage was second behind teammate Peggy Meyer in the Big Eight, helping lead the Huskers to the top hitting percentage in the country...also finished seventh in aces and blocks in league play...her 514 kills was the fourth-best effort in Big Eight history...had 32 kills in Nebraska's only loss of the season to Penn State in the NCAA Mideast Regional final...selected to the all-tournament team in every tournament the Huskers participated...named AVCA National Player of the Week on Oct. 31...team leader in kills in 20 of 30 matches...defensive stopper with 22 solo blocks and 83 block assists for a 1.02 average...averaged 2.21 digs and 0.38 aces per game.

1993: Sophomore Season
Played in every game of every match and established a then-Nebraska single-season record with 4.59 kills per game...had the school's then-second-highest kill total of 500...her .371 hitting percentage led the Big Eight and was the 10th-best ever by a Husker...had 35 kills in Nebraska's four-game victory against Georgia...was the team's kill leader in 27 matches, surpassed the 20-kill level 10 times and the 30-kill mark twice...defensively, her 33 solo blocks ranked third on the Huskers' season-best list, her 120 block assists ranked seventh and her 153 total blocks ranked sixth...earned five all-tournament honors and was the MVP of the FirsTier Invitational...earned Big Eight Player-of-the-Week honors twice (Sept. 20, Nov. 22) and was the AVCA National Player of the Week (Sept. 20)...captured first-team AVCA All-America honors...added first-team Phillips 66 Academic All-Big Eight and CoSIDA Academic All-District VII honors...during the summer, she and former teammate Stephanie Thater were members of the U.S. Extended "A" team which toured Japan and China.

1992: Freshman Season
Claimed Volleyball Monthly Freshman All-America honors in 1992...selected as Big Eight Co-Newcomer of the Year by conference coaches, while also earning honorable-mention All-Big Eight accolades...played in all 28 matches and posted a .293 hitting percentage, which ranked second on the team and sixth among Big Eight players...had 277 kills and reached the double-figure mark 11 times, including a then-personal-best 21 against Wyoming...added a season-high five service aces against the Cowgirls and completed her freshman season with 27, the third-highest total on the team...was second only to three-time All-American Stephanie Thater in blocks on the 1992 Husker squad with 104 total blocks and a 1.11 per-game average, which ranked fourth in the Big Eight.

High School:
Tabbed the outstanding female athlete-of-the-year by both the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal-Star newspapers...joined former Husker setter, Nikki Stricker, as the second athlete-of-the-year to play for the Huskers since 1991...a multi-sport standout at Papillion-La Vista High School, Weston earned varsity letters in volleyball, basketball, soccer and track...earned all-state honors twice in volleyball, soccer and basketball...named the 1992 Gatorade Circle-of-Champions Girls Basketball Player of the Year in Nebraska...graduated with a 3.9 grade-point-average and was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal:
Parents: Thomas and Diana Weston...Birthdate: Feb. 19, 1974...Major: forestry, fisheries and wildlife.

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