Volleyball All-Americans
  Brittney Dolgner
  Second Team-2007   6-0 • Outside Hitter Waupun, Wis  
Brittney Dolgner
Season SP MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE
2006 112 33 461 4.12 196 1128 .235 24 0.21 32 0.29 66
2007 106 30 491 4.63 185 1116 .274 18 0.17 23 0.22 42
2008 109 30 369 3.39 161 951 .219 18 0.17 22 0.20 46
2009 101 29 322 3.19 174 876 .169 34 0.34 15 0.15 24
Totals 428 122 1643 3.84 716 4071 .228 94 0.22 92 0.21 178
Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
2006 281 2.51 35 8 48 56 0.50 4 0 525.0 4.69
2007 249 2.35 32 5 51 56 0.53 11 1 544.5 5.14
2008 236 2.17 47 12 50 62 0.57 7 0 428.0 3.93
2009 259 2.56 38 10 25 35 0.35 4 1 359.5 3.56
Totals 1025 2.39 152 35 174 209 0.49 26 2 1857.0 4.34

Dolgner became the first UW sophomore to be named an All-American, earning second-team honors in 2007. The 6-0 outside hitter led the Badgers with 4.63 kills per game, which ranked third on the Big Ten and fourth on the UW season record lists. She also added 2.34 digs and 0.55 blocks per game.

Dolgner was a two-time first-team All-Big Ten and AVCA All-Mideast Region honoree. She ended her career ranked third on the UW all-time kills list with 1,643 in her career, averaging 3.84 per set in four seasons. Dolgner was the first Badger to tally more than 1,500 kills, 1,000 digs and 200 blocks in a career. She also tallied 1,025 digs and 209 blocks in her career. Dolgner was just the fifth UW player to record more than 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs in a career.

 

  Taylor Reineke
  Third Team-2007   6-3 • Middle Blocker Naperville, Ill  
Taylor Reineke
Season SP MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE
2004 95 32 155 1.63 41 360 .317 7 0.07 0 0.00 0
2005 115 33 271 2.36 63 666 .312 41 0.36 0 0.00 0
2006 112 33 285 2.54 75 684 .307 30 0.27 12 0.11 17
2007 112 31 283 2.53 58 679 .331 39 0.35 11 0.10 23
Totals 434 129 994 2.29 237 2389 .317 117 0.27 23 0.05 40
Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
2004 27 0.28 2 11 108 119 1.25 5 1 220.0 2.32
2005 20 0.17 1 17 181 198 1.72 9 3 378.5 3.29
2006 54 0.48 1 21 161 182 1.62 4 4 398.5 3.56
2007 52 0.46 0 18 154 172 1.54 6 0 389.0 4.37
Totals 153 0.35 4 67 604 671 1.55 24 8 1386.0 3.19

Reineke finished up her career as a Badger by earning third-team All-America honors in 2007. In the same year, Reineke was named AVCA All-Mideast Region and became just the third Badger to earn three first-team All-Big Ten honors. Reineke also excelled in the classroom as two-time ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District honoree and a three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

The 6-3 Reineke left her mark on the UW as one of the best blockers in Badger history. She ranks first in career blocks per game (1.55), second in block assists (604) and total blocks (671).

In her final two seasons, Reineke ranked as one of the top blockers in the nation. In 2007, she averaged a team best 1.54 blocks per game, which ranked 16th nationally. As a junior, Reineke ranked eighth nationally with 1.62 blocks per game.

She was also one of the Badgers' most efficient hitters, ranking third in career hitting percentage (.317) and finished just six kills shy of the 1,000 mark.

 

  Jackie Simpson
  Second Team-2006   6-0 • Setter Downers Grove, Ill  
Jackie Simpson
Season SP MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE
2004 103 31 89 0.86 19 202 .347 1340 13.01 9 0.09 20
2005 99 32 89 0.90 23 244 .270 1178 11.90 9 0.09 15
2006 106 32 110 1.04 24 237 .363 1362 12.85 14 0.13 16
2007 103 28 83 0.81 22 230 .265 1355 13.16 14 0.14 28
Totals 411 123 371 0.90 88 913 .310 5235 12.74 46 0.11 79
Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
2004 191 1.85 0 3 72 75 0.73 8 20 137.0 1.33
2005 190 1.92 3 5 94 99 1.00 8 25 150.0 1.52
2006 216 2.04 1 5 91 96 0.91 1 28 174.5 1.65
2007 206 2.00 0 9 75 84 0.82 4 16 143.5 1.39
Totals 803 1.95 4 22 332 354 0.86 21 89 605.0 1.47

Simpson earned second-team All-America honors in 2006, becoming just the fourth UW junior to be honored.

Simpson earned All-Big Ten and AVCA All-Mideast Region honors in 2006 and 2007. She was named the AVCA National Player of the Week on Oct. 31, 2006, after setting the Badgers to wins over then-No. 2 Penn State and then-No. 24 Ohio State.

A four-year starter, Simpson ranks second on the UW all-time list with 5,235 career assists. She ranks third with 12.70 assists per game. Simpson was also an outstanding blocker, ranking 10th on the UW career record list with 332 block assists and 11th in total blocks with 354.

In her career, Simpson earned seven all-tournament honors, including MVP honors at the 2007 InnTowner Invitational. She was also named to the 2004 Big Ten All-Freshman team. Simpson was a three-time Big Ten Player of the Week and was a member of the 2006 USA Volleyball A-2 program.

 

  Sheila Shaw
  Third Team-2005   6-1 • Middle Blocker Muskego, Wis  
Sheila Shaw
Season SP MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE
2002 82 27 167 2.04 63 336 .310 3 0.04 10 0.12 42
2003 123 33 373 3.03 116 820 .313 16 0.13 54 0.44 69
2004 115 32 438 3.81 142 1018 .291 6 0.05 19 0.17 72
2005 115 33 335 2.91 101 720 .325 25 0.22 35 0.30 45
Totals 435 125 1313 3.02 422 2894 .308 50 0.11 118 0.27 228
Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
2002 48 0.59 2 12 56 68 0.83 6 2 217.0 2.65
2003 72 0.59 3 12 82 94 0.76 10 3 480.0 3.90
2004 74 0.64 2 12 144 156 1.36 10 2 541.0 4.70
2005 105 0.91 1 27 144 171 1.49 11 3 469.0 4.08
Totals 299 0.69 8 63 426 489 1.12 37 10 1707.0 3.92

Shaw was named a third-team All-American in 2005, continuing the strong UW tradition of outstanding middle blockers.

Shaw was a two-time All-Big Ten pick and earned four all-tournament honors including being named the most valuable player of the InnTowner Invitational three times. She was a two-time AVCA All-Mideast Region honoree, earned one Big Ten Player of the Week award and was named to the 2002 Big Ten All-Freshman team.

A four-year starter for the Badgers, Shaw wrapped up her career among the top UW players in hitting percentage (third at .308), kills (sixth with 1,313), block assists (sixth/426), total blocks (sixth/489), points (sixth/1,707), service aces (ninth/118), block solos (10th/63), total attack attempts (13th/2,894), games played (12th/435) and matches played (15th/125).

Shaw was a two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree and earned CoSIDA Academic All-District honors as a senior.

 

  Jill Odenthal
  Third Team-2004   6-0 • Opposite Hitter Geneva, Ill  
Jill Odenthal
Season SP MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE
2001 70 27 182 2.60 56 449 .281 17 0.24 10 0.14 19
2002 94 28 297 3.16 97 658 .304 10 0.11 6 0.06 15
2003 116 33 415 3.58 132 923 .307 77 0.66 48 0.41 82
2004 115 32 352 3.06 110 880 .275 99 0.86 21 0.18 90
Totals 395 120 1246 3.15 395 2910 .292 203 0.51 85 0.22 206
Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
2001 100 1.43 7 2 28 30 0.43 6 0 208.0 2.97
2002 64 0.68 1 2 29 31 0.33 5 1 334.0 3.55
2003 193 1.66 21 3 35 38 0.33 5 2 483.5 4.17
2004 224 1.95 26 9 87 96 0.83 8 6 425.5 3.70
Totals 581 1.47 55 16 179 195 0.49 24 9 1451.0 3.67

Odenthal earned third-team All-America honors in 2004, only the second UW right-side hitter to be honored.

A leftie, Odenthal was a four-year starter and ended her career ranked ninth on the UW all-time list with 1,246 kills and fourth in hitting percentage at .292. During her career, the Badgers advanced to the NCAA tournament all four years including an appearance in the Elite Eight her senior season.

Odenthal was a 2003 All-Big Ten and AVCA All-Mideast Region selection and earned honorable mention honors on both teams in 2004. She earned four all-tournament honors during her tenure and was also named to the 2001 Big Ten All-Freshman team.

Academically, Odenthal was a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and four-time member of the Dean's List in genetics. She was a member of Chi Alpha Sigma, the National Student-Athlete Honor Society.

 

  Erin Byrd
  Second Team-2002   6-0 • Outside Hitter Glen Ellyn, Ill  
Erin Byrd
Season SP MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE
1999 114 32 214 1.88 115 705 .140 14 0.12 25 0.22 32
2000 122 37 169 1.39 81 577 .153 29 0.24 22 0.18 25
2001 107 31 370 3.46 139 950 .243 28 0.26 32 0.30 25
2002 119 33 517 4.34 149 1295 .284 29 0.24 41 0.34 36
Totals 462 133 1270 2.75 484 3527 .223 100 0.22 120 0.26 118
Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
1999 362 3.18 41 6 36 42 0.37 8 3 263.0 2.31
2000 372 3.05 33 12 32 44 0.36 8 5 219.0 1.80
2001 310 2.90 31 10 39 49 0.46 5 1 431.5 3.63
2002 353 2.97 33 8 34 42 0.35 5 3 583.0 4.90
Totals 1397 3.02 138 36 141 177 0.38 26 12 1496.5 3.24

Byrd earned second-team All-America honors in 2002, becoming only the second UW left-side hitter to earn the honor.

Byrd was a four-year starter for the Badgers and ranks among their best all-around players. She ranks among the top players in career kills (seventh with 1,270), attack attempts (sixth/3,527), service aces (eighth/120) and digs (third/1,397). Byrd became only the fourth player in UW history to record over 1,000 kills and 1,200 digs in a career.

During her four years, Byrd aided Wisconsin to two Big Ten Conference titles, four NCAA tournament bids including the 2000 NCAA runner-up finish.

Byrd was an unanimous All–Big Ten selection in 2002 and earned honorable mention honors in 2001. As a senior, she was named to the all-region team and picked up four all-tournament honors. She was also named to the Big Ten All-Freshman team. Byrd was a three-time Academic All–Big Ten honoree.

A member of the 2003 U.S. National Training Team during the spring, Byrd also trained with the U.S. National A-2 program in 2002.

 

  Morgan Shields
  Third Team-2002   5-11 • Setter Watertown, Wis  
Morgan Shields
Season SP MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE
1999 55 21 24 0.44 20 90 .044 531 9.65 16 0.29 23
2000 20 12 26 1.30 8 47 .383 206 10.30 7 0.35 17
2001 Redshirt Season
2002 120 33 126 1.05 49 284 .271 1669 13.91 63 0.52 95
2003 123 33 70 0.57 38 184 .174 1670 13.58 26 0.21 58
Totals 318 99 246 0.77 115 605 .217 4076 12.82 112 0.35 193
Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
1999 95 1.73 0 1 14 15 0.27 6 8 48.0 0.87
2000 31 1.55 0 0 14 14 0.70 1 1 40 2.00
2001 Redshirt Season
2002 291 2.42 1 7 59 66 0.55 12 16 225.5 1.88
2003 277 2.25 0 3 33 36 0.29 19 36 115.5 0.94
Totals 694 2.18 1 11 120 131 0.41 38 61 429.0 1.35

Shields became the third UW setter to earn All-America honors when she was selected to the third team in 2002.

Shields ranked fourth in the nation and led the Big Ten Conference with 13.91 assists per game. She was also among the nation's top servers averaging 0.52 aces per game.

As a junior, she earned All-Big Ten and AVCA All-Region honors. Shields was twice named the Big Ten Player of the Week in 2002 and was also named the MVP of the InnTowner Invitational. She was a three-time Academic All–Big Ten honoree. Shields ended her career ranked third on the UW career list for assists with 4,076. She also ranked 10th in career service aces with 112.

Shields was a member of two Big Ten championship and four NCAA tournament teams. She was honored as a senior with the Big Ten Medal of Honor for athletic and academic excellence.

Shields played professionally in Sweden and Portugal.

 

  Sherisa Livingston
  First Team-2000, 2001   6-2 • Middle Blocker Simi Valley, Calif  
Sherisa Livingston
Season SP MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE
1998 109 35 352 3.23 106 682 .361 4 0.04 1 0.01 1
1999 98 28 357 3.64 135 715 .310 7 0.07 4 0.04 5
2000 126 37 654 5.19 182 1266 .373 12 0.10 2 0.02 6
2001 107 31 549 5.13 159 971 .402 7 0.07 3 0.03 5
Totals 440 131 1912 4.35 582 3634 .366 30 0.07 10 0.02 17
Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
1998 41 0.38 1 17 113 130 1.19 15 2 426.5 3.91
1999 41 0.42 0 22 129 151 1.54 15 2 447.5 4.57
2000 102 0.81 1 34 140 174 1.38 26 3 760.0 6.03
2001 62 0.58 2 15 110 125 1.17 22 2 622.0 5.81
Totals 246 0.56 4 88 492 580 1.32 78 9 2256.0 5.13

Livingston became the first Wisconsin player to earn first-team All-America honors in 2000. In 2001, she became the Badgers' first two-time first-team All-American.

Livingston wrapped up her career as the UW's all-time kill leader with 1,912 and set the career hitting percentage mark at .366. She also ranks among the top blockers, coming in fourth in total blocks with 580.

During her four years with the Badgers, she aided the team to four NCAA tournament appearances, including the 2000 NCAA runner-up finish. Wisconsin also won two Big Ten Conference titles during her career.

Livingston was named the 2000 co-Big Ten Player of the Year and the 2000–01 Wisconsin Female Athlete of the Year. She is a three-time All–Big Ten selection and a four-time AVCA all-region selection. Livingston was also named the 1998 Big Ten Freshman of the Year.

A nine-time all-tournament selection, Livingston was a member of the U.S. Junior National Team in 1998 and 1999, and was named the best blocker at the 1999 World Junior Championships.

Livingston has played professionally for the last 11 years and was inducted into the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007.

 

  Lizzy Fitzgerald
  Second Team-2000, 2001   6-0 • Setter New Orleans, LA  
Lizzy Fitzgerald
Season SP MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE
1998 5 4 1 0.20 1 3 .000 9 1.80 0 0.00 0
1999 85 30 66 0.78 33 189 .175 919 10.81 15 0.18 20
2000 111 34 138 1.24 35 318 .324 1527 13.76 12 0.11 14
2001 107 31 105 0.98 46 268 .220 1468 13.72 22 0.21 17
Totals 308 99 310 1.01 115 778 .251 3923 12.74 49 0.16 51
Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
1998 2 0.40 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 0 1.0 0.20
1999 190 2.24 1 10 47 57 0.67 12 23 114.5 1.35
2000 284 2.56 0 15 79 94 0.85 12 23 204.5 1.84
2001 262 2.45 3 14 81 95 0.89 9 10 181.5 1.70
Totals 738 2.40 4 39 207 246 0.80 34 56 501.5 1.63

Fitzgerald earned second-team All-America honors in 2000 and 2001. She joins Sherisa Livingston and Kelly Kennedy as the only two-time All-Americans in program history.

During her four years with the Badgers, Fitzgerald was a member of four NCAA tournament teams including the 2000 NCAA runner-up squad. She was also a member of two Big Ten Conference championship teams.

As a junior and senior, Fitzgerald was one of the top setters in the country. She ranked fourth in assists per game in 2001 with 13.72. Fitzgerald set the UW four-game match record for assists (78) and totalled 3,923 assists in her career.

Fitzgerald was a two-time AVCA National Player of the Week, earning the first-ever honor for a Badger in 2000. She was the 2001 Big Ten Player of the Year and also earned All–Big Ten honors in 2000. Fitzgerald was a two-time AVCA all-region honoree and a four-time all-tournament selection.

Fitzgerald played professionally in Puerto Rico and France and was a member of the U.S. National team in 2002–04. She also trained with the U.S. National A-2 program during the summers of 1999 and 2001.

 

  Jenny Maastricht
  Second Team-1999   6-2 • Outside Hitter Silver Lake, Wis  
Jenny Maastricht
Season SP MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE
1997 31 15 80 2.58 29 177 .288 2 0.06 0 0.00 5
1998 69 27 175 2.54 61 434 .263 8 0.12 11 0.16 22
1999 115 32 437 3.80 178 1135 .228 62 0.54 37 0.32 29
2000 126 37 556 4.41 208 1484 .235 28 0.22 28 0.22 39
Totals 341 111 1248 3.66 476 3230 .239 100 0.29 76 0.22 95
Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
1997 12 0.39 0 6 34 40 1.29 3 1 103.0 3.32
1998 86 1.25 0 6 44 50 0.72 4 1 214.0 3.10
1999 301 2.62 33 15 113 128 1.11 10 5 545.0 4.74
2000 357 2.83 20 19 54 73 0.58 11 6 630.0 5.00
Totals 756 2.22 53 46 245 291 0.85 28 13 1492.0 4.38

Maastricht earned second-team All-America honors in 1999, leading the Badgers with 3.80 kills and 0.32 service aces per game. The left-side hitter also ranked second on the team with 1.11 blocks per game.

Maastricht was one of the Badgers' most versatile players ever. She came to the UW as a middle blocker and switched to right-side hitter as a sophomore. After playing two years in that position, the 6-1 Maastricht switched to left-side hitter as a senior.

Maastricht was a two-time All–Big Ten and all-region selection. She was named the AVCA National Player of the Week on Oct. 30, 2000, and was also a two-time Big Ten Player of the Week. Maastricht earned six all-tournament honors during her career.

She ended her career with 1,248 kills, which ranks eighth on UW career list. Maastricht also ranks fifth in kills per game (3.66) and eighth in total attack attempts (3,230).

Maastricht trained with the U.S. National Team during the winter and spring of 2001. She was also part of the A-2 program in 1999.

 

  Kelly Kennedy
  Second Team-1997, 1998   6-4 • Middle Blocker Barrington Hills, Ill  
Kelly Kennedy
Season SP MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE
1996 41 12 85 2.07 19 195 .338 2 0.05 5 0.12 5
1997 106 32 369 3.48 91 754 .369 3 0.03 27 0.25 37
1998 119 35 442 3.71 119 953 .339 16 0.13 30 0.25 49
1999 99 28 331 3.34 95 756 .312 9 0.09 24 0.24 33
Totals 365 107 1227 3.36 324 2658 .340 30 0.08 86 0.24 124
Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
1996 27 0.66 2 22 34 56 1.37 12 1 129 3.15
1997 116 1.09 4 19 126 145 1.37 27 3 478 4.51
1998 172 1.45 5 26 131 157 1.32 21 3 563.5 4.73
1999 185 1.87 1 20 90 110 1.11 15 5 420.0 4.24
Totals 500 1.37 12 87 381 468 1.28 75 12 1590.5 4.36

Kennedy was a two-time All-American, earning second-team honors in 1997 and 1998. She aided the Badgers to back-to-back appearances in NCAA regional finals and a share of the 1997 Big Ten Conference title.

Kennedy ranks second on the UW's career list for hitting percentage at .339. She also ranks fourth in kills (1,406), fifth in block assists (454), fourth in block solos (101) and fifth in total blocks (555).

The 6-4 middle blocker was a three-time All–Big Ten selection and a two-time all-region honoree. She was a five-time all-tournament selection and a three-time Big Ten Player of the Week.

Kennedy trained with the U.S. National Team A-2 program in 1999 and played with the Chicago Thunder of the USPV.

 

  Amy Lee
  Second Team-1997   6-1 • Opposite Hitter Milwaukee, Wis  
Amy Lee
Season SP MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE
1994 94 31 212 2.26 116 537 .179 16 0.17 3 0.03 12
1995 136 37 628 4.62 258 1468 .252 13 0.10 38 0.28 71
1996 109 33 402 3.69 169 1075 .217 20 0.18 23 0.21 54
1997 112 33 419 3.74 140 1049 .266 16 0.14 40 0.36 58
Totals 451 134 1661 3.68 683 4129 .237 65 0.14 104 0.23 195
Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
1994 46 0.49 3 4 56 60 0.64 3 3 247.0 2.63
1995 281 2.14 19 7 139 146 1.07 8 4 742.5 5.46
1996 262 2.40 24 7 123 130 1.19 10 5 493.5 4.53
1997 259 3.21 26 6 112 118 1.05 2 2 521.0 4.65
Totals 848 1.88 72 24 430 454 1.01 23 14 1986.0 4.40

Lee earned second-team All-America honors in 1997 after leading the Badgers to a share of the Big Ten Conference title and an appearance in the NCAA regional final.

Known for her powerful left-handed kill, the 6-0 opposite hitter led the Badgers with 3.74 kills per game as a senior. She also ranked third on the team with 1.05 blocks per game.

Lee ended her career as the UW's then-all-time kill leader with 1,661 and still ranks first in total attempts with 4,129. She also ranks sixth in block assists with 430 and ninth in total blocks with 454.

Lee was a unanimous pick for the 1997 All–Big Ten team and also earned all-region honors. She was an eight-time all-tournament selection and a three-time Academic All–Big Ten honoree.

Lee served as an assistant coach at Marquette University for three seasons.

 

  Laura Abbinante
  Second Team-1996   5-9 • Setter Itasca, Ill  
Laura Abbinante
Season SP MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE
1993 113 32 83 0.73 38 288 .156 1291 11.42 27 0.24 41
1994 126 33 114 0.90 42 312 .231 1544 12.25 37 0.29 44
1995 131 36 111 0.85 44 321 .209 1653 12.62 36 0.28 65
1996 101 30 130 1.19 23 285 .340 1345 13.32 33 0.33 30
Totals 471 137 438 0.93 147 1206 .241 5833 12.38 133 0.28 210
Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
1993 288 2.55 5 7 63 70 0.62 11 35 148.5 1.31
1994 346 2.75 1 11 88 99 0.79 13 34 206.0 1.63
1995 367 2.80 2 5 87 92 0.70 14 30 195.5 1.49
1996 245 2.43 0 12 66 78 0.77 16 13 208.0 2.06 
Totals 1246 2.65 8 35 304 339 0.72 54 111 758.0 1.61

Abbinante became Wisconsin's second All-American and its first setter to earn the honor in 1996. She guided the Badgers to the NCAA regional semifinals in 1996 and to the NIVC title in 1995. Abbinante averaged 13.32 assists per game as a senior, which ranked 19th in the nation.

The 5-9 setter is the UW career record holder for assists with 5,833. She also ranks in the top 10 in service aces (seventh with 133), digs (fifth with 1,246), block assists (13th with 304) and total blocks (13th with 339).

Abbinante was a two-time All-Big Ten and two-time all-region selection. She was an 11-time all-tournament honoree and competed in two U.S. Olympic Festivals.

 

  Lisa Boyd
  Second Team-1990   6-1 • Middle Blocker Dalton, Ill  
Lisa Boyd
Season SP MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE
1987 67 27 28 0.43 12 104 .154 5 0.07 0 0.00 7
1998 115 31 259 2.25 101 718 .220 7 0.06 13 0.11 47
1989 110 35 253 2.30 72 583 .310 9 0.08 18 0.16 32
1990 128 26 359 2.80 135 855 .262 10 0.08 44 0.34 57
Totals 420 119 899 2.14 320 2260 .256 31 0.07 75 0.18 143
Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
1987 20 0.30 3 2 26 28 0.42 3 0 43.0 0.64
1988 268 2.33 30 18 116 134 1.17 14 NA 348.0 3.03
1989 374 3.40 34 37 118 155 1.41 18 6 367.0 3.34
1990 372 2.91 52 56 150 206 1.61 6 9 534.0 4.17
Totals 1034 2.46 119 113 410 523 1.25 41 15 1292.0 3.08

Boyd was the pioneer for UW volleyball. She was the first All-American, earning second-team honors in 1990, while guiding the Badgers to their first NCAA tournament appearance. She was also the first UW Big Ten Player of the Year, leading Wisconsin to its first conference title in 1990.

The 6-0 middle blocker ended her career ranking among the top 10 in very category except assists. She still ranks third in block solos (113), sixth in total blocks (523), eightth in block assists (410) and tied for eighth in digs (1034).

Boyd was a unanimous All–Big Ten selection in 1990 and an AVCA All-Region honoree. She led the Big Ten in blocking in 1989 and 1990, and was a three-time Big Ten Player of the Week. Boyd was named the most valuable player of the inaugural NIVC in 1989 as the Badgers won the team title. She was also named the UW's Female Athlete of the Year for 1990-91.

In 2000, Boyd became the first volleyball player inducted into the UW Athletic Hall of Fame.

 

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