Barlow Named Mountain West Freshman of the Year

Kevin Paul DeVries, Athletic Communications Coordinator - Tennis, Volleyball and Women’s Basketball, University of Wyoming Athletics

22nd All-League Honoree of Callihan Era

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 23, 2022) – Wyoming middle blocker Tierney Barlow was named the Mountain West’s Volleyball Freshman of the Year and took home Honorable Mention All-Mountain West honors Wednesday announced by the league office.

Barlow becomes the fifth Freshman of the Year winner in program history and is the 22ndhonoree of the Chad Callihan Era. Barlow hit .379 this season in league play, a mark that ranked sixth-best in the league in 2022. Barlow was second on the team with 160 kills during Mountain West play this season and was third in kills per set at 2.13.

During league play, Barlow led the Cowgirls with 61 total blocks (15 solo, 46 assisted) and was second at 0.81 blocks per set. Barlow registered seven matches in MW play with double figure kills and hit at least .300 in a match 14 times, above .400 nine times, above .500 five separate times and had two matches where she hit better than .600. She was one of three Cowgirls to play in all 75 sets during conference play this past season.


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