Nov. 26, 2012
2012 All-SEC Awards Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Senior outside hitter Kayla Fitterer was a 2012 Second Team All-Southeastern Conference selection as announced by the conference office on Monday. Fitterer paced the 2012 Crimson Tide with 362 kills (3.73 kps) to lead the squad in kills for the third straight season, en route to the second All-SEC selection of her career.
Fitterer's 3.73 kills per set for the season ranked fifth in the SEC, while her 3.84 kills per set during conference matches only, also ranked fifth. Fitterer posted a .254 hitting percentage for the season, and added 197 digs to average 2.03 digs per set, to rank third on the team in both categories in 2012.
Playing in 26-of-32 matching this season, Fitterer reached double-digits in kills 21 times and had 20 or more kills four times, including a season-high 26 against South Carolina on Nov. 16, and at Missouri on Nov. 23, to close out the season and her career.
In addition to leading the team in kills and points with 392.5 (4.04 pps), Fitterer posted a team-high eight double-doubles, all coming in kills and digs, to finish her time at UA with 33 career double-doubles.
Fitterer wrapped up her career with 1,351 kills to finish seventh all-time at Alabama. With 1,079 attempts this year, Fitterer finished her career at UA with 4,137 total attempts to finish her career with the second most attempts in school history.
A second team All-SEC selection as a sophomore, Fitterer led the 2010 Tide with 403 kills, to average 3.73 kills per set to finish third in the SEC. In 2011, Fitterer had 405 kills to average 4.01 kills per set to rank third in the conference and 46th nationally, as a junior.
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2012 All-Southeastern Conference Team
Player of the Year: Chloe Mann, Florida
Libero of the Year: Stephanie Klefot, Kentucky
Freshman of the Year: ÂŽiva Recek, Florida
Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Amanda Anderson, Arkansas
Coach of the Year: Mary Wise, Florida
First Team All-SEC
Roslandy Acosta, Arkansas
Taylor Brauneis, Florida
Chloe Mann, Florida
ÂŽiva Recek, Florida
Tangerine Wiggs, Florida
Whitney Billings, Kentucky
Lisa Henning, Missouri
Kelsey Robinson, Tennessee
Alisia Kastmo, Texas A&M
Lindsey Miller, Texas A&M
Second Team All-SEC
Kayla Fitterer, Alabama
Jasmine Norton, Arkansas
Sarah Bullock, Auburn
Camila Jersonsky, Auburn
Betsy Smith, Florida
Stephanie Klefot, Kentucky
Molly Kreklow, Missouri
Whitney Little, Missouri
Juliette Thévenin, South Carolina
Tiffany Baker, Tennessee
Allie Sawatzky, Texas A&M
Liz Fortado, Arkansas
ÂŽiva Recek, Florida
Jasmine Eatmon, Georgia
Sara Schwarzwalder, Kentucky
Nakeyta Clair, Ole Miss
Ty Laporte, Ole Miss
Roxanne McVey, Mississippi State