2009 AVCA NAIA All-America Teams

12/7/2009

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2009 AVCA NAIA ALL-AMERICA TEAMS

LEXINGTON, Ky. (December 7, 2009) - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its women's volleyball All-America teams for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), as selected by the NAIA Volleyball All-America Selection Committee.

             

             

 2009 AVCA NAIA First-Team All-America

 
Name
School
Pos.
Yr.
Ht
Hometown

Peni Acayo

Goshen College

OH

Jr.

5-9

Kampala, Uganda

Jill Baker %*

Azusa Pacific University

OH

Sr.

6-2

Turlock, California

Kaitlin Beaver @

Northwestern College

S

Jr.

6-1

Sioux Center, Iowa

Ingrid Carmona

California Baptist University

RS/Opp.

Fr.

6-0

Santo Dominigo, Domincan Rep.

Heather De Jongh

Vanguard University

MB

Sr.

6-0

Visalia, California

Cassie Ells

Concordia University

MB

Sr.

6-0

Crestline, California

Kristin Engle

Black Hills State University

MH

Sr.

6-1

Newcastle,Wyoming

Arlene Ferreira

University of Texas at Brownsville

OH

So.

5-8

Uberlandia, Brazil

Martina Gregusova

Fresno Pacific University

OH

So.

6-3

Nitra, Slovakia

Randa Hulstein *

Northwestern College

MH

Sr.

6-1

Sioux Center, Iowa

Heidi Larson

Valley City State University

RS/Opp.

Sr.

6-2

Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Maria Ormondi

Columbia College

MH

Sr.

6-0

Nairobi, Kenya

Fei Shi ^%*

California Baptist University

OH

Sr.

6-2

Nanjing, China

Keke Wang &*

Fresno Pacific University

OH

Jr.

6-3

Xiaya Henan, China

 

 2009 AVCA NAIA Second-Team All-America

 
Name
School
Pos.
Yr.
Ht
Hometown

Jackie Albrecht

Mount Vernon Nazarene University

MB

Jr.

5-10

Lexington, Ohio

Amy Alkazin

Azusa Pacific University

MB

So.

5-11

Carlsbad, California

Cate Eckhardt

Columbia College

OH

Sr.

6-1

Ontario, Canada

Ashley Hamilton

Indiana Institute of Technology

OH

So.

5-11

Middlebury, Indiana

Hillary Hanno

Northwestern College

OH

Jr.

5-10

Sioux City, Iowa

Tabitha Henken

Point Loma Nazarene University

OH

So.

6-2

Carlsbad, California

Erica Janszen $

Georgetown College

OH

Sr.

6-0

Cincinnati, Ohio

Kelsey Pritchard

Taylor University

OH

So.

6-0

Indianapolis, Indiana

Naomi Reimer

The College of Idaho

OH

Jr.

5-7

Killarney, Man. Canada

Amber Ridens

Concordia University

RS/Opp.

Jr.

6-0

Fountain Valley, California

Lisa Shilling !*

Fresno Pacific University

MB

Jr.

6-2

Clovis, California

Erin Sikora @

Olivet Nazarene University

S

Sr.

5-8

Elgin, Ilionis

Diana Silva

Freed-Hardeman University

OH

Fr.

5-9

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Christina Smetana

Carroll College

MB

Sr.

6-0

Helena, Montana

         

 2009 AVCA NAIA Third-Team All-America  
Name
School
Pos.
Yr.
Ht
Hometown

Kelsey Christoferson

Biola University

MB

Sr.

6-1

Carlsbad, California

Anile Clemente !*

Lewis-Clark State College

OH

Sr.

5-10

Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Valquiria Coboclo

University of Texas at Brownsville

MB

Fr.

6-1

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Stephanie Darnell

Concordia University

OH

Sr.

6-2

Laguna Beach, California

Paula Ferreira

Columbia College

S

Fr.

5-8

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Whitney Knight $

University of Mobile

OH

Sr.

5-9

Birmingham, Alabama

Heather Koehler

Shawnee State University

OH

Jr.

5-11

Russellville, Ohio

Milica Krsmanovic

Lee University

OH/S

Sr.

6-0

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Elissa Loynes

Lubbock Christian University

MB

Jr.

5-11

Kemah, Texas

Rachel Muller

Bellevue University

OH

Sr.

5-9

Omaha, Nebraska

Brooke Pryor

Baker University

OH

Jr.

6-0

Overbrook, Kansas

Tara Schmidt

Olivet Nazarene University

RS/Opp.

Jr.

6-3

Olathe, Kansas

Jessica Tjaden

Morningside College

S

Jr.

5-0

Julesberg, Colorado

Katie VanderMeer

Aquinas College

S

Jr.

5-9

Kentwood, Michigan

 

2009 AVCA NAIA Player of the Year: announced in separate release

 

* indicates 2008 AVCA NAIA First Team All-America selection

$ indicates 2008 AVCA NAIA Second Team All-America selection

@indicates 2008 AVCA NAIA Third Team All-American selection

% indicates 2007 AVCA NAIA First Team All-America selection

! indicates 2007 AVCA NAIA Third Team All-American

  ^indicates 2006 AVCA NAIA First Team All-American selection

  &indicates 2006 AVCA NAIA Seond-Team All-American selection

 

AVCA NAIA Honorable Mention All-America:

Amy Barmore (Georgetown, DS/Lib., Sr.)

Deborah Bekowies (Menlo, MB, Sr.)

Leah Bergstrom (Southern Oregon, OH, Jr.)

Betsy Brown (Taylor, S, So.)

Sara Brunner (Rocky Mountain, OH, So.)

Sara Byrne (Olivet Nazarene, MB, Jr.)

Kayla Carlisle (Lee, MB, Jr.)

Melissa Cheviron (Illinois Tech., OH, Sr.)

Grace Deboodt (Eastern Oregon, OH, Sr.)

Ali Edwards (Jamestown, OH, Sr.)

Ellen Fandry (Lindenwood, OH, So.)

Kayla Fee (Jamestown, S, Sr.)

Jordan Goings (Lubbock Christian, S, So.)

Inta Grinvalds (Madonna, S, Sr.)

Abby Hall (Embry-Riddle, OH, So.)

Dorinda Hibma (Dordt, DS/Lib., Jr.)

Haley Holcomb (Shawnee State, S, Jr.)

Devon Jensen (Grand View, OH, Fr.)

Tamy Leipelt (Oklahoma Baptist, OH, Sr.)

Jessy Livers (Doane, OH, Sr.)

Xiaoting Ma (Oklahoma City, OH Jr.)

Marcela Madeira (Union, MB, Jr.)

Jhessica Martins (Martin Methodist, OH, Fr.)

Tally Mattos (Columbia, DS/Lib., Jr.)

Mary McGinnis (Madonna, OH, Sr.)

Jennifer Nichols (Ozarks, OH, Sr.)

Julianne Odonnell (Walsh, OH, Fr.)

Lacey Olin (William Woods, OH, Sr.)

Lauren Poe (St. Thomas, OH, Jr.)

Heather Porter (Southern Oregon, MB, Jr.)

Susan Rollman (Doane, MB, Fr.)

Shellie Rumschlag (St. Francis, MB, Sr.)

Kasi Runion (Shorter, MB, Sr.)

Amanda Silva (Union, DS/Lib., Jr.)

Amber Smith (Bryan, MB, Sr.)

Paula Stilkey (Mobile, MB, Sr.)

Erika Stouder (Indiana Tech., MB, Jr.)

Brianna Strete (Indiana Univ.-East, MB, Fr.)

Brittani Toole (SW Assemblies of God, MB, Jr.)

Jamie Vander Kooi (Morningside, OH, Sr.)

Thaise Vieira (Bethel, MB, So.)

Skye Wade (William Woods, OH, Sr.)

Heather Wansing (Benedictine, MB, Jr.)

Maureen Wardian (Bellevue, MB, So.)

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