Stephanie Kines - Juniata College

11/8/2004

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Nov. 8, 2004

Stephanie Kines - Juniata College
So., Middle Blocker, 5-11 (Towson, Md. - Towson High School)


Photo courtesy of Juniata athletic relations office

Stephanie Kines, 5-11 sophomore middle blocker for top-ranked Juniata College (32-3, 7-0 Commonwealth), has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Division III National Player of the Week for pacing the Eagles to victories over Lebanon Valley and Susquehanna. She helped Juniata win its 24th consecutive Commonwealth Conference championship and berth into the NCAA Tournament. Kines hit .660 for the week on 47 attempts over two matches, including per game averages of 6.83 points, 5.83 kills, 1.00 blocks and 0.67 digs. She hit .500 with 10 kills, five blocks and two digs versus Lebanon Valley on Nov. 3. Kines recorded a .742 attack percentage in the conference championship against Susquehanna. She tallied 25 kills and a block in the title match. Kines improved her season averages to 4.95 points, 3.70 kills and 0.86 blocks per game this week. She hit nearly .200 better during the week than her season attack percentage of .466. Kines is the eighth Eagle player to receive the national honor. The Juniata head coach is Larry Bock.

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