2000 AVCA Division II All-America Teams

12/13/2000

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AVCA ALL-AMERICAN TEAMS ANNOUNCED FOR DIVISION II WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL


COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO - The American Volleyball Coaches Association will present the 20th annual All-America awards Nov. 29, 2000, at the NCAA Division II Women's Elite Eight Tournament banquet in Sioux Falls, S.D.  Augustana College hosts the 2000 Elite Eight on Nov. 30, and Dec. 1-2.

Kari Peterson of Augustana College was selected the AVCA Division II National Player of the Year.  Hawai'i Pacific placed three members on the first team. North Central Conference teams Augustana, South Dakota State and Nebraska-Omaha each placed two student-athletes on the first team.

The selections were made by the AVCA Division II All-America Committee: Chris Catanach, Tampa, chair; Kim Cherniss, Cal State, San Bernardino; Laurie Lokash, Slippery Rock; Peggy Martin, Central Missouri State; Robin Salters, New Haven; Deanne Scanlon, Grand Valley State; Rose Shires, Nebraska-Omaha; and Tom Shoji, Southern Colorado.

2000 AVCA DIVISION II FIRST-TEAM ALL-AMERICA

Player Institution Pos. Yr. Ht. Hometown
Tracy Ankeny *% University of Nebraska-Omaha OH Sr. 5-9 Dixon, Nebraska
Rose Ebnet South Dakota State University OH Sr. 5-10 Pequot Lakes, Minnesota
Susy Garbelotti Hawai'i Pacific University MB So. 6-1 Foz doIguacu, Brazil
Jamie Liefveld + Cal State-San Bernardino OH Sr. 5-10 Upland, California
Nikki Mastny + University of Nebraska-Omaha RS/Opp Jr. 5-9 Norfolk, Nebraska
Kari Peterson Augustana College S Jr. 5-9 Moorhead, Minnesota
Debbie Sant'Anna + Hawai'i Pacific University OH Sr. 6-1 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Linda Saucedo Cal State-Los Angeles MB Sr. 6-0 Madera, California
Shauna Sturm South Dakota State University MB Jr. 5-11 Springfield, Minnesota
Nia Tuitele * Hawai'i Pacific University S Jr. 5-9 Honolulu, Hawai'i
Kathy Vis Grand Valley State University MB Sr. 6-0 Holland, Michigan
Lindsay Voss *@ Augustana College OH Sr. 5-9 Lakefield, Minnesota

2000 AVCA DIVISION II SECOND-TEAM ALL-AMERICA

Player Institution Pos. Yr Ht. Hometown
Renee Faubion Regis University MB Jr. 6-1 Arvada, Colorado
Lori Fossum Augustana College MB Sr. 6-1 Canton, South Dakota
Kam Gillispie University of Tampa RS/Opp Sr. 5-11 Lincoln, Nebraska
Amy Gruszynski Northwood University (Mich.) S So. 5-8 Pinconning, Michigan
Kasey Jungwirth Cal State-Los Angeles OH Sr. 6-0 Camarillo, California
Kristy Kale Grand Valley State University S Sr. 5-6 Jackson, Michigan
Kim Morohunfola Cal State-San Bernardino MB Fr. 5-11 Upland, California
Ania Ruiz University of Tampa OH Fr. 5-11 Arroyo, Puerto Rico
Nesrin Seckin University of North Alabama OH Jr. 5-11 Izmir, Turkey
Sara Stewart + Florida Southern College OH Sr. 5-8 Marietta, Georgia
Shannon Stroud West Texas A&M University OH So. 5-7 Amarillo, Texas
Amy Wade $ California State-Bakersfield OH Sr. 5-8 Bakersfield, California

2000 AVCA Division II National Player of the Year:
Kari Peterson, Augustana College, Setter

* indicates 1999 AVCA First-Team All-America selection
$ indicates 1997 AVCA First-Team All-America selection
+ indicates 1999 AVCA Second-Team All-America selection
@ indicates 1998 AVCA Second-Team All-America selection
% indicates 1997 AVCA Second-Team All-America selection

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