Weber State placed three players on the 2008 Big Sky Volleyball All-Conference Teams, the league announced Thursday. Brittney Bisaillon was named to the First Team, Chelsea Bair was named to the Second Team, and Leah Burmeister earned Honorable Mention honors.
Brittney Bisaillon, a senior from Lakefield, Minnesota, was one of six players named to the All-Conference First Team and was a unanimous selection. She is just the seventh player in WSU history to be named to the All-Conference First Team. This season Bisaillon leads the Big Sky in hitting percentage and blocks. She is also 21st in the nation in blocks. She also ranks fifth in the conference in points and is eighth in kills. She has 169 total blocks this season, which is the fifth most in WSU single-season history.
Bisaillon has appeared in 122 career matches at Weber State and 466 sets, fourth most all-time. She is WSU’s and the Big Sky Conference’s all-time leader in career total blocks and career block assists. Bisaillon also moved into tenth place on the career kills last weekend. She has posted double digits in kills 21 times this season and 49 times during her career. This is Bisaillon’s third All-Big Sky honor. She received honorable mention honors as a freshman and 2005 and was named to the Second Team as a junior in 2007.
Junior Chelsea Bair was named to the All-Big Sky Second Team, the third time she has earned All-Conference honors. She received All-Conference Honorable Mention honors as a freshman in 2005 and as a sophomore in 2007.
This season Bair leads the Big Sky with 18 double-doubles. The Provo, Utah native is averaging 3.44 kills and 2.85 digs per set this season. She is fourth in the conference in kills and has 437 kills this season, which ranks as the ninth most in WSU single-season history. This season she also ranks fourth in the Big Sky in points and sixth in aces.
has appeared in 97 career matches and Weber State and ranks in the WSU all-time
top ten in four categories. She is currently fifth in school history in
kills and eighth in digs. She needs just four more digs to reach 1,000
for her career and will become the seventh player in WSU history with 1,000
kills and 1,000 digs. She is also sixth all-time in aces and seventh in
attacks. Bair has posted ten or more kills in 28 of WSU’s 32 matches this
season and has reached that number 70 times in her career. She also has
40 career double-doubles.
Leah Burmeister earns All-Conference honors for the second time in her career. She was named to the All-Conference Second Team as s sophomore in 2006. This season the Lakefield, Minnesota native has played in all 32 matches and is averaging 2.08 kills and 2.40 digs per set for the Wildcats.
The senior has played in 122 career matches at Weber State, tied for the eighth most of all time. She also ranks in the WSU career top ten in five other categories. She is eighth all-time in career kills with 1,168 and is third in school history in digs with 1,228. She is currently one of just six players in WSU history with 1,000 in each category. Burmeister is also fourth in school history in career attacks and fifth in aces.