2011 NCCAA AVCA Division I All-America Team

12/5/2011

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (December 5, 2011) - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is pleased to announce its third annual National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Division I Women's Volleyball All-America Team.

 

In cooperation with its relationship with the NCCAA, the AVCA will award an All-America Team for both NCCAA Divisions I and II, as well as a National Coach of the Year, National Assistant Coach of the Year and National Player of the Year.  NCCAA coaches are also eligible to receive the AVCA Team Academic Award and AVCA Victory Club awards.

 

This year's team honors 14 student-athletes: seven seniors, three juniors, three sophomores and one freshman. Six of the lauded individuals are outside hitters, while four middle blockers, three setters, one libero also earned distinction. In addition, three student-athletes are making their second-consecutive appearance as an AVCA NCCAA Division I All-America selection: Mariela Quesada Palm Beach Atlantic University, Melaine Lawrence of Trinity Christian College and Lauren Rosenthal of Colorado Christian University. 

 

            
 2011 AVCA NCCAA Division I All-America Team

     

Player

Institution

Pos.

Yr.

Ht.

Mariela Quesada** 

Palm Beach Atlantic University 

MB

Jr.

5-9

Ingrid Carmona 

California Baptist University 

OH

Jr.

5-11

Stephanie Rogers 

Cedarville University 

OH

So.

5-11

Dana Johnston 

Grace College 

OH/S

So.

6-2 

Kate Denlinger 

Indiana Wesleyan University 

OH

Sr.

5-10

Melanie Lawrence** 

Trinity Christian College 

DS/Lib.

Sr.

5-7

Jessica Wiltjer 

Trinity Christian College 

OH

Fr.

6-0

Jelena Dragovic 

California Baptist University 

MB

So.

6-3 

Bree Rauschenbach 

California Baptist University 

S

Sr.

6-0 

Victoria Callihan 

The Master's College 

S

Jr.

6-1 

Lauren Rosenthal** 

Colorado Christian University 

MB

Sr.

5-8

Andi Weber 

Colorado Christian University

OH

Sr.

6-0 

Megan Fisher 

Malone University 

S

Sr.

5-8

Lindsay Ibold 

Asbury University 

MB

Sr.

5-11


*Denotes number of years selected to the NCCAA Division I All-America Team

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