Briana Kaiser and Stephanie Kirchner Named to UW-Platteville Invitational All-Tournament Team

Posted September 13, 2011

Briana Kaiser and Stephanie Kirchner, members of the UW-Platteville volleyball team, were recently named to the UW-Platteville Invitational All-Tournament Team. The two led the Pioneers to a 4-0 tournament record in the two-day tournament.

It is the second-straight All-Tournament Team honor for Kirchner, who also was recognized previously at the Trinity Fall Classic All-Tournament Team. During the UW-Platteville Invitational, the Sussex, Wisconsin native recorded double-digit digs in three matches and double-digit kills in two contests. She recorded 17 kills, 14 digs and seven blocks in the five-set win over Loras (Sept. 9). Kirchner had 14 kills and hit at a .519 clip in the four-set win over Central (Sept. 10).

Kaiser, a senior middle hitter from Cuba City, had a team-best 45 kills in the four matches and shared the team lead with Kirchner recording 15 blocks. She averaged three kills and a block per set. She had 14 kills in the striaght-set win over Millikin (Sept. 9) and against Central (Sept. 10), she had 12 kills and six blocks in the victory.

Also on the All-Tournament team were Caitlin Kouba - Central; Kelsey England - Millikin; Claire Hermie - Monmouth and Regan Riley - Loras.