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NAIA Volleyball All-America Teams Announced

December 05, 2017
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the 2017 Volleyball All-America Teams as well as the coach of the year, player of the year and libero of the year, chosen by the NAIA Volleyball All-America Selection Committee, Tuesday. This committee is made up of NAIA-AVCA officers and the championship committee, Three teams are named, plus honorable mention.

 

2017 NAIA Women's Volleyball Awards Selections

Player of the Year: Makenzie Montano, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.), S, Sr, Louisville, KY 

Coach or the Year: Chad Hanson, Dordt College (Iowa)

Libero of the Year: Jill Bax, Hastings (Neb.), Libero, Sr, Lincoln, Neb.

 

 

First Team
Name Institution Pos Yr Hometown
Marija Djonovic College of Idaho S Jr Podorica, Montenegro
Alaina Gentili Corban (Ore.) MB Sr Spokane Valley, Wash.
Kendra Zwart Cornerstone (Mich.) MB Jr Jenison, Mich.
Ema Altena Dordt (Iowa) OH Jr Sioux Center, Iowa
Jamie Gesink Dordt (Iowa) S Jr Sioux Center, Iowa
Jill Bax Hastings (Neb.) Libero Sr Lincoln, Neb.
Katie Placke Hastings (Neb.) S/Opp Sr Grand Island, Neb.
Makenzie Montano Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) S Sr Louisville, Ky.
Priscilla O'Dowd Midland (Neb.) MB Jr Omaha, Neb.
Anna Kiel Northwestern (Iowa) MB So Maurice, Iowa
Nada Meawad Park (Mo.) OH Fr Cairo, Egypt
Natalie Geidel Viterbo (Wis.) MB Sr West Bend, Wis.
Amelia Grahn Viterbo (Wis.) S Sr Madison, Wis.
Libby Dahlberg Westmont (Calif.) MB Jr Sacramento, Calif.
Second Team
Name Institution Pos Yr Hometown
Maddie Squiers Bellevue (Neb.) S So Kearney, Neb.
Annija Abolina Campbellsville (Ky.) Opp Sr Riga, Latvia
Taylor Alexander College of Idaho Opp Jr Ontario, Ore.
Caroline Clifford Columbia (Mo.) OH Jr Springfield, Mo.
Amber Parker Corban (Ore.) OH Sr Albany, Ore.
Madisen Garlie Eastern Oregon MB Sr Challis, Idaho
Haley Glasoe Jamestown (N.D.) MB Sr Wildrose, N.D.
Grace Blomstedt Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) MB Jr Red Oak, Iowa
Paulina Sobolewska Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) OH Fr Zuromin, Poland
Jessica Peters Midland (Neb.) S Jr Omaha, Neb.
Katarina Krstonosic Missouri Valley (Mo.) OH Sr Kincada, Serbia
Masha Korol Montana Tech OH Jr Ukrainka, Ukraine
Hailey Copinga Rocky Mountain (Mont.) Opp Jr Billings, Montana
Amy Horner Tabor (Kan.) OH Sr Artesia, N.M.
Third Team
First Name Institution Pos Yr Hometown
Shayla Scanlan Bellevue (Neb.) Opp Jr Plattsmouth, Neb.
Darcy Latham Central Methodist (Mo.) OH Sr Bismarck, Mo.
Amanda Miller Eastern Oregon OH Sr Kennewick, Wash.
Jalin Yoder Embry Riddle (Ariz.) OH Jr. Fountain Hills, Ariz.
Madison Wendel Jamestown (S.D.) MB Sr Carrington, N.D.
Karlie Kelly Madonna (Mich.) OH Sr Romeo, Mich.
Kacee Salyers Marian (Ind.) OH Sr Stoutsville, Ohio
Marion Couraud Missouri Baptist (Mo.) OH Sr Tourrettes sur Loup, France
Angela Molesworth Montana Tech OH Sr Gilbert, Ariz.
Danna Gomes Park (Mo.) S Jr Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Whitney Battoe St. Thomas (Fla.) OH Sr Naperville, Ill.
Kacie Stoll Trinity Christian (Ill.) OPP Jr Lombard, Ill.
Baylee Gross Viterbo (Wis.) Libero Sr West Bend, Wis.
Michelle Calderon Webber Intl (Fla.) Libero Sr Orlando, Fla.
Honorable Mention
First Name Institution Pos Yr Hometown
Bria Buchanan Antelope Valley (Calif.) MH Jr. North Las Vegas, NV
Kayla Moran Asbury (Ky.) MH Sr Columbus, OH
Ashley Sparks Baker (Kan.) OH Jr Wellsville, KS
Taylor Garner Benedictine (Kan.) S Sr Phoenix, AZ
Holly Morehouse Carroll (Mont.) Opp Sr Anchorage, AK
Zori Curry Columbia (Mo.) MH Sr Oklahoma City, OK
Hope Leppink Cornerstone (Mich.) S Sr Holland, Michigan
Allison Kuenle Doane (Neb.) OH So North Platte, NE
Jenny Howell Georgetown (Ky.) Opp Sr Cincinnati, OH
Caroline Ricks Georgetown (Ky.) OH Sr New Washington, IN
Alexa Hill Grace (Ind.) S So Huntington, IN
Casey Krolikowski Hastings (Neb.) OH Sr Cairo, NE
Katie Landazuri Hope (Calif.) OH Sr Temecula, CA
Nyssa Baker Indiana Univ Kokomo MH Fr Fort Wayne, IN
Lindy Thomas Indiana Univ Kokomo OH Sr Parker City, IN
Ashley McClintock IU South Bend (Ind.) MH Sr Westville, IN
Elise Peterson Jamestown (S.D.) Lib Sr Kasson, MN
Jessica Meyer John Brown (Ark.) M So Windsor, CO
Kelsey Plummer Kansas Wesleyan MH Sr Westmoreland, KS
Kiana Krumm La Sierra (Calif.) OH So. Riverside, CA
Elly Burke Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) Opp So Louisville, KY
Amanda Hawkins Madonna (Mich.) MH Sr Livonia, MI
Hannah Bettge MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) S Sr Gardner, KS
Taylor Cowan MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) MH Sr Lenexa, KS
Caterina Cigarini Missouri Baptist MH So Modena, Italy
Mirella Gatterdam Mobile (Ala.) OH So Pensacola, FL
Alex Karcher Mobile (Ala.) MH Sr Gulf Breeze, FL
Dylan Fowler Montana Western Lib Jr Belgrade, MT
Alysanne Van Dyke Northwest (Wash.) Lib Sr Edmonds, WA
Stephanie Hanewold Northwestern Ohio MH Sr Janesville, WI
AJ Horstman Northwestern (Iowa) OH So Pella, IA
Sanja Vojnovic Oklahoma City S Sr Bijeljina, Bosnia
Jeslyn Roat Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) OH Sr Greenview, IL
Kenna Hall Ottawa (Kan.) MH Jr DeSoto, KS
Adriana Skipper Ottawa (Kan.) S Sr Dallas, TX
Bailei Hubbard Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) M Fr Helotes, TX
Raven Swain Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) OH Sr Pflugerville, TX
Danielle Curnes College of the Ozarks (Mo.) OH Sr. Reeds Spring, MO
Rielly Dobbs College of the Ozarks (Mo.) S So Nixa, MO
Cristina Viera Peru State (Neb.) Lib Sr Montevideo, Uruguay
Joely Roe Presentation (S.D.) Lib Jr Filer, ID
Sydney Matheny Rocky Mountain (Mont.) MH Sr Gillette, WY
Kaitlin Boyd Southeastern (Fla.) MH Sr Lakeland, FL
Jessica Sodich Southwestern Assem (Texas) OH Sr Arlington, TX
Courtney Joyce Saint Xavier (Ill.) S Sr Chicago, IL
Bridget Krasowski Saint Xavier (Ill.) OH Sr Oak Lawn, IL
Shelby Stinnett Texas Wesleyan OH Sr Haslet, TX
Morgan Koch The Master's (Calif.) MH Sr. Grass Valley, CA
Rachel Andrews Union (Ky.) Opp Sr Louisville, KY
Clarissa Olson Valley City State (N.D.) MH Jr Valley City, ND
Juanae Johnson Vanguard (Calif.) Opp Sr Santa Monica, CA
Rebecca Lowden Vanguard (Calif.) Lib Jr Glendora, CA
Aubrey Aspen Viterbo (Wis.) MH Jr Sparta, Wi
Maya Roberts Viterbo (Wis.) Opp Fr Watertown, WI
Janessa Mast Warner Pacific (Ore.) OH Sr Hillsboro, WA
Carlee Baxter Webber International (Fla.) S So Daytona Beach, FL
Taylor Beckman Westmont (Calif.) OH Sr Lake Oswego, OR
Samantha Neely Westmont (Calif.) Opp Jr. Whittier, CA
Cassidy Rea Westmont (Calif.) Opp So Ventura, CA
Brittney Engelbrecht William Woods (Mo.) S Sr Jefferson City, MO

Championship Information

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