Vikings place second nationally in women's rowing
Vikings' Samantha Hutchinson picked to second team
Marlayna Geary and Samantha Hutchinson among 12-person squad
WWU falls in four sets to No.1 seed BYU Hawaii at NCAA II West Regional semifinal, finishes season 24-4
Geary ends outstanding career with match-high 21 kills
Vikings open regional play against Sonoma State
COLLEGE: Enters season ranked eighth among WWU career dig leaders with 1,077 ... Second-team American Volleyball Coaches Association All-American as sophomore in 2012 ... First-team AVCA and second-team Daktronics West Region all-star ... Great Northwest Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year and first-team all-star ... West Regional all-tournament pick ... Twice GNAC Defensive Player of the Week and Western Oregon all-tournament ... Ranked No.5 nationally among NCAA Division II leaders in digs per set (6.41 avg., 615) and led GNAC ... Competed in all 28 matches and 96 sets ... Had double-figure digs in every match with five 30 or more and 16 20 or more ... Also had 34 assists, 14 service aces and 1 kill ...Honorable mention GNAC all-star as redshirt freshman in 2011 ... Ranked 15th nationally among national leaders and second in GNAC in digs with 462 (5.78) ... Played in all 22 matches and 80 sets ... Also had 27 assists, 9 aces and 3 kills ... Posted season-best 45 digs in upset of No.24 Seattle Pacific on 11/3/11 ... Redshirt in 2010 ... Two letters.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team Tacoma News Tribune all-Area choice as senior at Curtis High School ... Also all-South Puget Sound League South Division pick for second straight year ... Helped Vikings to 18-3 record, second straight West Central District title and second place at Class 4A state tournament as senior ... Had 228 kills with a .288 hitting percentage and 352 digs ... Coaches award winner and inspirational award winner ... Survived near-fatal bout with bacterial meningococcal meningitis during summer of 2009 ... Played on teams that finished fifth at state as junior and seventh as sophomore ... Started and lettered three years ... Won Junior Olympic Bronze Medal in beach volleyball.
PERSONAL: Major is community health.
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