Jan. 27, 2012
Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012
BERKELEY - Family members and friends of California volleyball are invited to join the Golden Bears at their annual banquet, which will be held Saturday, Feb. 25. The evening will include a reception, silent auction as well as an awards presentation in honor of the 2011 season.
Tickets are $40 a person or $500 for a table of eight and can be purchased by printing the PDF invitation above. Fans and supporters are also able to sponsor players at $40 per player. A detailed explanation about how to purchase a table is located below. Please RSVP by Feb. 15. For more information about the banquet and to RSVP, please contact director of operations David Dantes at email@example.com or call at 510-642-9208.
The 2011 team posted a 26-7 overall record, going 16-6 in the prestigious Pac-12 to finish third. The Bears made their incredible program-record 15th trip to the NCAA Tournament before getting upset by UNC 3-2 in the first round. Both of the national polls ranked the Bears in the top 10 for the entirety of the season with Cal holding the No. 1 spot for four straight weeks, marking the highest polling in program history.
Senior Tarah Murrey was named a second-team All-American and the Pac-12 Volleyball Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The Bears earned eight Pac-12 player of the week laurels, bringing Cal's all-time total to 36. With Murrey paving the way with placement on the All-Pac-12 team, six other student-athletes earned the esteemed conference postseason honors. Kat Brown, Shannon Hawari, Correy Johnson and Robin Rostratter were all lauded as honorable mentions, while Christina Higgins made the all-freshman team.
Seven student-athletes epitomized those national rankings of the volleyball squad and their institution by earning themselves placement on the Pac-12 All-Academic Teams. Rostratter nabbed first-team status, and Erin Freeman landed on the second team. Rounding out the Cal contingent on the prestigious conference list with honorable mentions were Kat Brown, Adrienne Gehan, Shannon Hawari, Correy Johnson and Tarah Murrey.
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