1999 AVCA Division II All-America Teams

11/28/1999

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


The American Volleyball Coaches Association will present the 19th annual All-America awards Dec. 1, 1999 at the NCAA Division II Women's National Championship banquet in Battle Creek, Mich.

AVCA National Player of the Year Sarah Butler of West Texas A & M University is a repeat selection from 1997 for this highest honor. BYU-Hawai'i has three All-America selections, while Hawai'i Pacific University, Northern Kentucky University and the University of Nebraska-Omaha each placed two student-athletes on the All-America teams.

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.

1999 AVCA DIVISION II FIRST-TEAM ALL-AMERICA
 

Player Institution Pos. Yr.  Ht. Hometown
Tracy Ankeny Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha OH Jr. 5-9 Dixon, Neb.
Jessica Buroker Northern Kentucky University MB Jr. 5-11 Bluffton, Ohio
Sarah Butler *# West Texas A&M University OH Sr. 6-1 Amarillo, Texas
Danielle Faggion *@$ University of Tampa S Sr. 5-4 Tampa, Florida
Carrie Jacobson *@ North Dakota State University MB Sr. 6-0 Willmar, Minn.
Juliana Lima * BYU-Hawai'i S Sr. 5-7 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Daria McConnell + Central Missouri State MB Sr. 5-11 Overland Park, Kan.
Romana Moravkova # Northwood University OH Sr. 6-1 Lanskroun, Czech Republic
Arlete Silva * BYU-Hawai'i MB Sr. 6-0 Campinas, Brazil
Nia Tuitele Hawai'i Pacific University S So. 5-9 Kalihi, Hawai'i
Vanessa Valansi * BYU-Hawai'i OH Jr.. 5-9 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Lindsay Voss + Augustana College OH Jr. 5-9 Lakefield, Minn.

1999 AVCA DIVISION II SECOND-TEAM ALL-AMERICA
Player Institution Pos. Yr. Ht. Hometown
Kelli Brummer Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney OH  So. 5-11 Blair, Neb.
Nicole Cyrus Grand Canyon University MB Sr. 5-11 Long Beach, Calif.
Jenny Jeremiah Northern Kentucky Univ. OH Sr. 5-7 Cincinnati, Ohio
Joyce Jordahl Univ. of Northern Colorado MB Sr. 5-11 Alden, Iowa
Jamie Liefveld CSU-San Bernardino OH Jr. 5-10 Upland, Calif.
Nikki Mastny Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha RS/OPP So. 5-9 Norfolk, Neb.
Tara Miller Western State College S Jr. 5-7 Tucson, Ariz.
Rachel Price + Univ. of North Alabama RS/OPP Sr. 6-0 Merrillville, Ind.
Caryn Sale Cal State Los Angeles MB Jr. 5-10 Mission Viejo, Calif.
Debbie Sant'Anna Hawai'i Pacific University OH Sr. 6-1 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Trisha Shea University of New Haven OH Sr. 5-8 Temperance, Mich.
Sara Stewart Florida Southern College OH Jr. 5-8 Marietta, Georgia

1999 AVCA Division II National Player of the Year: Sarah Butler, West Texas A&M

* indicates 1998 AVCA First-Team All-America selection

# indicates 1997 AVCA First-Team All-America selection

+ indicates 1998 AVCA Second-Team All-America selection

@ indicates 1997 AVCA Second-Team All-America selection

$ indicates 1996 AVCA Second-Team All-America selection

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