BUTTE — Missoula native Collette (Phillips) Anderson was among those inducted into the Montana Tech and Digger Athletic Association Hall of Fame Friday.
A Big Sky grad, Anderson was the first volleyball player inducted into the Hall. She was an outside hitter for the Orediggers and two-time all-conference selection from 2001-04. In 2004, she led the Diggers to the NAIA Northwest Regional qualifier.
Anderson was named the Frontier Conference Player of the Year, Pacific Northwest all-region and NAIA All-America honorable mention.
Anderson was also named Frontier Player of the Week three times while leading the conference in kills and points. She holds the records for most kills in a season (549), most kills in a single match (29) and most double-digit kill matches in a season (30).
Anderson graduated from Tech in 2006 with a B.S. in general engineering and minors in math and professional technical communications. She resides in Helena and works for Great West Engineering.