Division II All-America Teams

 

 

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is proud to announce the 34th annual AVCA All-America teams for NCAA Division II women's volleyball.

 

Exactly 15 of the athletes honored on the AVCA All-America teams in 2014 have received the award multiple times. Headlining this year's selections are two three-time honorees in Sonoma State senior right side Kelsey Hull and Western Washington libero Samantha Hutchinson.


The 2014 All-America selections were made by the AVCA Division II All-America Committee: Maria Andaya, Central Washington, chairperson; Chris Green, Alaska Anchorage; Dave Fleming, Colorado Mesa; Laurie Lokash, Slippery Rock, Flip Piontek, Central Missouri; Wick Colchagoff, Findlay; Will Condon, Armstrong State; Melissa Wolter, West Florida; Gail Wasmus, NYIT

 

2014 AVCA Division II First-Team All-America

 

First Name

Last Name

School

Position

Year

Shih Ting (Stella)

Chen*

BYU-Hawai'i

OH

Sr.

Riley

Hanson

Concordia University, St. Paul

MB

So.

Ashley

Hinsch@

University of Minnesota Duluth

S

Jr.

Barbara

Jackson

University of Central Oklahoma

OH

Jr.

Danielle

Johnson-Hazelwood^

Colorado School of Mines

S

Jr.

Marissa

Lisenbee@

University of Tampa

RS

Jr.

Julie

Rainey^

University of Minnesota Duluth

L

Sr.

Annie

Reilly^

University of Central Missouri

L

Jr.

Mariah

Scharf

University of Minnesota Duluth

OH

Jr.

Preecy

Seever

Rockhurst University

MB

Jr.

Caylie

Seitz#

Sonoma State University

OH

Jr.

Ali

Skayhan%

Florida Southern College

S

Sr.

Jessica 

Wagner

University of Tampa

MB

Jr.

Berkley

Whaley#

University of Tampa

OH

Jr.




2014 AVCA Division II Second-Team All-America


First Name

Last Name

School

Position

Year

Allie

Brak

Truman State University

OH

Sr.

Melissa

Hess

Colorado Mesa University

MB

Sr.

Kelsey

Hull@$

Sonoma State University

RS

Sr.

Samantha

Hutchinson#%

Western Washington University

L

Sr.

Emma

Lange

Concordia University, St. Paul

RS

So.

Tori

May^

Cal State San Bernardino

MB

Sr.

Brenna

McIntosh#

Cal State San Bernardino

MB

Jr.

Kahley

Patrick

University of Tampa

S

Sr.

Lauren 

Quijano

Metro State Univ. of Denver

RS 

Sr. 

Faith

Rohn

Palm Beach Atlantic University

OH

Jr.

Carly

Sojka

University of Central Missouri

OH

Jr.

Abbey

Thissen

Southwest Minnesota State

RS

Jr.

Monica

Turner@

University of Minnesota Duluth

MB

Jr.

Michelle

Walker

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

OH 

Sr.

 

2014 AVCA Division II Third-Team All-America

 

First Name

Last Name

School

Position

Year

Lauren 

Bevan

West Texas A&M University

OH 

Sr.

Kayshia

Brady

Florida Southern College

MB

Jr.

Hailey

Brown

University of Indianapolis

OH

Jr.

Jessica 

Codato

Valdosta State University

S

Jr.

Alison

Cooke

Wingate University

S

Sr.

Lauren

Hackett

California Baptist University

OH

Fr.

Haley 

Kindall

Wheeling Jesuit University

MB

So.

Iona

Lofrano

California State University, L.A.

OH

Jr.

Abby

Saehler

Wingate University

MB

So.

Yaidimar

Santiago

Saint Leo University

L

Sr.

Stephanie

Sfara

Armstrong State University

OH

Sr.

Haley

Thompson

University of Central Missouri

MB

So.

Kasey

Williams

Concordia University, St. Paul

S

Jr.

Alanna

Winfield@

Colorado School of Mines

RS

So.

 

#

2013 First-Team All-America Selection

^

2013 Second-Team All-America Selection

@

2013 Third-Team All-America Selection

*

2012 First-Team All-America Selection

%

2012 Second-Team All-America Selection

&

2012 Third-Team All-America Selection

?

2011 Second-Team All-America Selection

$

2011 Third-Team All-America Selection

 

2014 AVCA Division II Freshman of the Year: Lauren Hackett, Cal Baptist, OH

2014 AVCA Division II Player of the Year: Announced Thursday, December 4th via press release.

 

2014 AVCA Division II Honorable Mention All-America

 

First Name

Last Name

School

Position

Year

Becca

Acevedo

Palm Beach Atlantic University

S

Sr.

Jessica

Anderson

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

MB

Sr.

Kaulana

Ane

University of New Haven

S

Sr.

Destiny

Berry

Valdosta State University

MB

Sr.

Caitie

Breaux

Regis University

OH

Jr.

Caitlin

Brenton

UC San Diego

RS

Sr.

Melissa

Brum

Academy of Art University

OH

So.

Marissa

Cox

Washburn University

RS

Sr

Alexis

Davito

Lewis University

OH

Jr.

Kaitlyn

DeStefano

Adelphi University

MB

Sr.

Kayla

Erickson

Western Washington University

MB

Sr.

Alyssa

Frauendorfer

Wayne State College (NE)

MB

So.

Catie

Fry

Central Washington University

S

Jr.

Nickyla

Garverick

The University of Findlay

MB

Fr.

Megan

Gorey

University of North Alabama

OH

Sr.

Alexa

Griffith-Hardy

Saint Leo University

RS

Sr.

Krista

Haslag

Missouri S&T

MB

Jr.

Kameryn

Hayes

West Texas A&M

S/H

Sr.

Emily

Iverson

Stonehill College

S

Sr.

Hannah

Kren

Gannon University

OH

So.

Heather

Leavitt

Point Loma Nazarene University

OH

Jr.

Julia

Mackey

University of Alaska Anchorage

RS

Jr.

Sydnie

Mauch

University of Minnesota Duluth

MB

So.

Liz

McGowan

University of Nebraska Kearney

L

Sr.

Jordyn

Moody

Colorado Mesa University

S

Sr.

Abby

Ney

Colorado Mesa University

MB

Jr.

Ali

Patterson

Truman State University

MB

Jr.

Elizabeth

Pennington

Texas Woman's Univeristy

MB

Fr.

Megan

Peterson

Colorado School of Mines

MB

So.

Delia

Phillips

Stonehill College

OH

Jr.

Hailey

Pittman

Anderson University (SC)

MB

Sr.

Lexi

Potter

Wingate University

MB

Sr.

Lindsay

Quigley

California State University, Chico

MB

Sr.

Morgan

Rietzke

Rockhurst University

OH

So.

Erica

Rottinghaus

Missouri Western State University

OH

Sr.

Anna

Schlaak

Concordia University, St. Paul

OH

Jr.

Emma

Schleucher

Wheeling Jesuit University

RS

So.

Kamryn

Sherman

Armstrong State University

S

Sr.

Maddy

Siroin

University of Minnesota Duluth

RS

Sr

Kate

Stromberg

Florida Southern College

OH

Sr.

Michelle

Terpstra

Northwest Nazarene University

S

Sr.

Hannah

Tong

The University of Findlay

OH

So.

Alexandra

Torline

Cal State San Bernardino

OH

Jr.

Megan

Vander Meer

Ferris State University

OH

Jr.

Sarah

Vicory

Washburn University

MB

So.

Michelle

Waber

California Baptist University

OH

Sr.

Savannah

Wedemeyer

Point Loma Nazarene University

S

Jr.

Jenna

Wilson

Carson-Newman University

MB

Sr.

Shelby

Wilt

Angelo State University

L

Sr.

Kaitlyn

Wolters

Grand Valley State University

S

Sr.

Katelynn

Zanders

University of Alaska Anchorage

OH

Jr.

 

2014 AVCA Division II First-Team All-America


Shih Ting (Stella) Chen, BYU-Hawai'i, OH
Stats:
5.24 K/S, .299 hitting percentage, 3.66 D/S
Two-time AVCA First-Team All-American (2012)...Sixth player in program history to receive multiple AVCA First-Team All-American awards.

 

Riley Hanson, Concordia University, St. Paul, MB
Stats:
3.29 K/S, .386 hitting percentage, 0.91 B/S
Alongside her two teammates, become the 19th, 20th and 21st Golden Bears to earn AVCA All-American accolades...She is the 22nd player in program history to earn AVCA First-Team All-American honors.

 

Ashley Hinsh, University of Minnesota Duluth, S
Stats:
12.99 A/S, .289 team hitting percentage, 2.21 D/S, 0.52 B/S
Two-time AVCA All-American (third team in 2013)...Alongside fellow All-Americans Julie Rainey and Monica Turner, become the sixth, seventh and eighth players in program history to earn multiple AVCA All-American awards.

 

Barbara Jackson, University of Central Oklahoma, OH
Stats:
4.14 K/S, .242 hitting percentage, 2.75 D/S, 0.54 B/S
First AVCA All-American in program history.

 

Danielle Johnson-Hazelwood, Colorado School of Mines, S
Stats:
12.48 A/S, .241 team hitting percentage 3.42 D/S, 0.52 B/S
Two-time AVCA All-American (second team in 2013)...Third player in program history to receive multiple AVCA All-American honors.

 

Marissa Lisenbee, University of Tampa, RS
Stats:
3.21 K/S, .372 hitting percentage, 0.78 D/S, 0.59 B/S
Two-time AVCA All-American (third team in 2013)...One of three Spartans to earn 2014 AVCA All-American honors.

 

Julie Rainey, University of Minnesota Duluth, L
Stats:
5.38 D/S, .977 RECEPT percentage
Two-time AVCA All-American (second team in 2013) .

 

Annie Reilly, University of Central Missouri, L
Stats:
5.64 D/S, .985 RECEPT percentage
Two-time AVCA All-American (second team in 2013)...19th AVCA First-Team All-American certificate in UCM history.

 

Mariah Scharf, University of Minnesota Duluth, OH
Stats:
3.92 K/S, .277 hitting percentage, 0.66 D/S
Becomes the 16th player in program history to earn AVCA All-American honors.

 

Preecy Seever, Rockhurst University, MB
Stats:
3.05 K/S, .352 hitting percentage, 1.25 B/S
Sixth player in program history to earn AVCA All-American honors...Second player in Rockhurst history to earn first team honors (Jessica Shepler in 2003).

 

Caylie Seitz, Sonoma State University, OH
Stats:
4.47 K/S, .337 hitting percentage, 1.04 D/S, 4.70 Pts/S
Two-time AVCA All-American (first team in 2013)...Only player in program history to be a two-time AVCA First-Team All-American.

 

Ali Skayhan, Florida Southern College, S
S
tats: 10.28 A/S, 1.45 K/S, 3.01 D/S
Two-time AVCA All-American (second team in 2012)...Florida Southern's eighth First-Team AVCA All-American certificate.

 

Jessica Wagner, University of Tampa, MB
Stats:
2.24 K/S, .424 hitting percentage, 0.90 B/S
Alongside fellow AVCA All-American Kahley Patrick, become the 31st and 32nd players in Tampa history to earn All-American honors...The 32 is the most in NCAA Division II.

 

Berkley Whaley, University of Tampa, OH
Stats:
4.01 K/S, .366 hitting percentage, 2.78 D/S, 4.52 Pts/S
Two-time AVCA All-American (first team in 2013)...25th AVCA First-Team All-American certificate for Tampa.

 


Division II Second-Team All-Americans 
 

Allie Brak, Truman State University, OH
Stats:
3.68 K/S, 2.91 D/S, 0.43 B/S
13th player in program history to earn AVCA All-American honors...Ninth second-team honor for Truman State.

 

Melissa Hess, Colorado Mesa University, MB
Stats:
3.62 K/S, .371 hitting percentage, 0.89 B/S
First AVCA All-American in program history...Previously, two players earned Honorable Mention All-American (2006: Stacey Vogel, 2004: Nikki Green).

 

Kelsey Hull, Sonoma State University, RS
Stats:
3.71 K/S, .306 hitting percentage, 3.35 D/S
Three-time AVCA All-American (third team in both 2011 and 2013)...Only player in program history to earn honor three times.

 

Samantha Hutchinson, Western Washington University, L
Stats:
7.17 D/S, .970 RECEPT percentage
Three-time AVCA All-American (first team in 2013, second team in 2012)...Only player in program history to earn honor three times.

 

Emma Lange, Concordia University, St. Paul, RS
Stats:
2.49 K/S, .326 hitting percentage, 0.97 B/S
Alongside her two teammates, become the 19th, 20th and 21st Golden Bears to earn AVCA All-American accolades.

 

Tori May, Cal State San Bernardino, MB
Stats:
2.89 K/S, .405 hitting percentage, 1.0 B/S
Two-time AVCA All-American (second team in 2013)...Alongside teammate Brenna McIntosh become the 10th and 11th players in program history to earn multiple AVCA All-American honors.

 

Brenna McIntosh, Cal State San Bernardino, MB
Stats:
2.33 K/S, .388 hitting percentage, 1.36 B/S
Two-time AVCA All-American (first team in 2013)... Alongside teammate Tori May become the 10th and 11th players in program history to earn multiple AVCA All-American honors.

 

Kahley Patrick, University of Tampa, S
Stats:
12.12 A/S, .334 team hitting percentage, 2.58 D/S
Alongside teammate Jessica Wagner become the 31st and 32nd players in Tampa history to earn AVCA All-American honors.,, The 32 is the most in NCAA Division II.

 

Lauren Quijano, Metropolitan State University of Denver, RS
Stats: 3.64 K/S, .329 hitting percentage, 0.86 B/S
13th player in program history to earn AVCA All-American accolades...Seventh AVCA Second-Team All-American certificate for Metro State.

 

Faith Rohn, Palm Beach Atlantic University, OH
Stats:
3.89 K/S, 3.09 D/S, 4.34, Pts/S
Third player in program history to earn AVCA All-American honors...The other two are Mariela Queseda (second: 2012) and Christina Alessi (third: 2013).

 

Carly Sojka, University of Central Missouri, OH
Stats:
4.09 K/S, .236 hitting percentage, 2.83 D/S
Alongside teammate Haley Thompson become the 26th and 27th players to earn AVCA All-American honors...As a team, it's the second most in NCAA Division II to Tampa.

 

Abbey Thissen, Southwest Minnesota State University, RS
Stats:
3.26 K/S, .294 hitting percentage, 0.73 B/S
Eighth player in program history to earn AVCA All-American honors.

 

Monica Turner, University of Minnesota Duluth, MB
Stats:
2.76 K/S, .383 hitting percentage, 0.91 B/S
Two-time AVCA All-American (third team in 2013).

 

Michelle Walker, University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, OH
Stats:
3.95 K/S, .269 hitting percentage, 1.11 D/S, 0.57 B/S
First AVCA All-American in program history.

 


Division II Third-Team All-Americans

 

Lauren Bevan, West Texas A&M University, OH
Stats:
3.81 K/S, .256 hitting percentage, 2.53 D/S, 0.49 B/S
19th player in program history to win AVCA All-American.

 

Kayshia Brady, Florida Southern College, MB
Stats:
2.57 K/S, .380 hitting percentage, 0.77 B/S
20th player from Florida Southern to earn AVCA All-American honors.

 

Hailey Brown, University of Indianapolis, OH
Stats:
3.67 K/S, .258 hitting percentage, 2.89 D/S
Seventh different player to earn AVCA All-American honors at Indianapolis...Every All-American has come since 2009.

 

Jessica Codato, Valdosta State University, S
Stats:
9.70 A/S, 2.68 D/S, 0.48 B/S
She is Valdosta State's first ever AVCA All-American.

 

Alison Cooke, Wingate University, S
Stats:
10.52 A/S, .283 team hitting percentage, 2.52 D/S, 0.50 B/S
Alongside teammate Abby Saehler, become fifth and sixth players in program history to win AVCA All-American honors...All five have come since 2009.

 

Lauren Hackett, California Baptist University, OH
Stats:
3.78 K/S, .238 hitting percentage, 0.72 B/S
First AVCA All-American for Cal Baptist since joining NCAA Division II...Only freshman selected to this year's All-American class.

 

Haley Kindall, Wheeling Jesuit University, MB
Stats:
3.45 K/S, .379 hitting percentage, 1.13 B/S
Third player in Wheeling Jesuit history to earn AVCA All-American honors (Jenna Pew in 2013 and Keysha Allison 2010).

 

Iona Lofrano, California State University, L.A., OH
Stats:
4.22 K/S, 4.69 Pts/S, 2.71 D/S, 0.44 B/S
11th player in program history to earn AVCA All-American honors...All but two All-Americans including Lofrano (Marquis Mora, 2012) have come prior to 2008.

 

Abby Saehler, Wingate University, MB
Stats:
2.42 K/S, .389 hitting percentage, 0.94 B/S
Alongside teammate Alison Cooke, become fifth and sixth players in program history to win AVCA All-American honors.

 

Yaidimar Santiago, Saint Leo University, L
Stats:
5.60 D/S
Becomes first player since 2009 to earn AVCA All-American accolades...Fifth different player in program history to earn All-American honors.

 

Stephanie Sfara, Armstrong State University, OH
Stats:
3.48 K/S, .280 hitting percentage, 3.14 D/S
Fifth player in program history to earn AVCA All-American honors...All players have come since 2011.

 

Haley Thompson, University of Central Missouri, MB
Stats:
2.98 K/S, .318 hitting percentage, 2.83 D/S, 0.43 B/S
Alongside teammate Carly Sojka become the 26th and 27th players to earn AVCA All-American honors.

 

Kasey Williams, Concordia University, St. Paul, S
Stats:
12.44 A/S, .296 team hitting percentage, 2.76 D/S
Alongside her two teammates, become the 19th, 20th and 21st Golden Bears to earn AVCA All-American accolades

 

Alanna Winfield, Colorado School of Mines, RS
Stats: 3.87 K/S, .271 hitting percentage, 0.64 B/S
Fifth different player in program history to earn AVCA All-American honors.