Henderson Named AVCA Second-Team All-America

TULSA, Okla. – Tulsa sophomore outside hitter Tyler Henderson added to a rapidly growing list of honors Wednesday when she became a Second-Team All-America selection by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.

Sophomore setter Jordan Clampitt was named a 2010 Honorable Mention All-America as well.

Henderson, an Oklahoma City native, is Tulsa’s first First-, Second-, or Third-Team All-America selection, and also the first student-athlete in Conference history to garner Second-Team All-America honors. She was a 2009 All-America Honorable Mention, and a 2010 Midwest Region First-Team selection.

“We’ve finally come to the conclusion of Tyler’s awards for the year, and, justifiably, she is a Second-Team All-American,” Tulsa Head Coach Ed Allen said. “She is also Tulsa’s first All-American. We’re pleased that the has recognized what we have all along, and that is that she is one of the more special players in the country. This is not only a great award for The University of Tulsa, but also great recognition for Conference .”

The 2010 C- Player of the Year, Henderson set school, C- and records for kills and kills per set with the 25-point scoring format. She totaled 710 kills and averaged 6.23 kills per set, while averaging a .348 attack percentage. Henderson also leads the nation in points per set. She tallied 45 kills at on Oct. 6, to set the record for kills in a set with the 25-point scoring format.

Clampitt, a sophomore from Plano, Texas, was named the 2010 C- Setter of the Year, and leads the nation with 13.09 kills per set. Her average assists per set are an record for the era of 25-point scoring. She was also a First-Team Midwest Region selection.

Three players in TU history earned Honorable Mention All-America honors from the prior to this year. Julia Silva (2005-07) was a three-time Honorable Mention All-America, while Jennifer Eichler (2008-09) and current sophomore Jessica Adams were Honorable Mention All-America selections in 2009.
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Updated 12-16-2010

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