Kierra Mallard received the award last season as well, following their win over Baylor.
No confirmation of a formal contract has been reported as of yet.
Red Raider Head Coach Don Flora said “This is an honor that is well earned for Amanda.”
The team will honor seniors Amanda Dowdy and Karlyn Meyers before the match.
This ranking is the highest in the AP Poll since November 2005, when the team was ranked 14th.
Vaughan received the conference honors following 31 digs in a five-set victory against Baylor last Wednesday.
Tuberville received the award in 2004, after coaching the Auburn Tigers through an undefeated season.
The honor comes after the Red Raiders’ 41-38 victory over the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma.
Gonzalo Escobar lost just one set in winning the 2011 United States Tennis Association/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Texas Regional Singles Championship.
The two teams will have their 32nd match together Saturday at 6:30 p.m. as the Red Raiders go to Lawrence, Kansas.