Carlisle, who was named to the West Region first team for the third season in a row, received 13 of the 23 first place votes in the balloting to take home the region's top honor for the second time in three years. In addition to Carlisle's accolades, UCSD's Daisy Feder and Emily Osga were named to the second team.
Carlisle led the Tritons to a 28-2 overall record and the program's first No. 1 national ranking in 2011-12, averaging 16.3 points, 4.4 rebounds, 6.1 assists and 2.6 steals per game. She led the California Collegiate Athletic Association in scoring, assists and steals during the regular season and became the program's all-time career assist leader earlier this year.
Carlisle and the Tritons earned the No. 1 seed in the NCAA West Regional field and will face conference rival Chico State in the first round on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at RIMAC Arena on campus.
Selected as the CCAA Most Valuable Player last week, Carlisle was one of five players named to the all-region first team, which is selected by the sports information directors at schools sponsoring women's basketball in the region.
Guard Bobbi Knudsen of Montana State Billings, forward Shayla Washington of BYU-Hawaii and centers Hanna Johansson and Megan Ford of Alaska Anchorage and Cal Poly Pomona rounded out the top five.
Joining Feder and Osga on the second team were guards Synchro Bull of Chico State, Haley Holmstead of AAU and Maylinn Smith of Grand Canyon.
Players selected to the West Region First Team will now be listed on the Daktronics All-American national ballot. The All-American team will be announced on March 20. The west region includes teams from the CCAA, Great Northwest Athletic Conference, and Pacific West Conference.
The West Region team is sponsored by Daktronics, Inc., an acknowledged world leader in scoring, timing and programmable display systems for virtually every sport at every level of competition.
2012 Daktronics West Regional Women's Basketball Team
|Chelsea Carlisle, UC San Diego
||Agoura Hills, CA|
|Megan Ford, Cal Poly Pomona
|Hanna Johansson, Alaska Anchorage||Center||6-2||Sr.||Gothenburg, Sweden|
|Bobbi Knudsen, Montana State Billings
|Shayla Washington, BYU-Hawaii
|Synchro Bull, Chico State
|Daisy Feder, UC San Diego
||Santa Monica, CA|
|Haley Holmstead, Alaska Anchorage||Guard||5-7||Jr.||American Fork, UT
|Emily Osga, UC San Diego
||San Diego, CA
|Maylinn Smith, Grand Canyon