Posted 6 months ago
By Robert Lovell
The North Platte Community College Lady Knights volleyball team had several players honored with Region IX Division II Awards following the Region IX Division II Volleyball Tournament this past weekend.
Sandrina Hallahan, Joli Hopping, Samantha Kennedy and Shannon Liewer were named to the All-Region IX Division II Team.
Sabrina Hallahan, Sandrina Hallahan and Joli Hopping were named to the All-Tournament Team for the Region IX Division II Volleyball Tournament.
Sandrina Hallahan was named to both the All-Region and All-Tournament Teams. Hallahan finished the season second on the team with 292 kills for the Lady Knights on a hitting percentage of .229. Hallahan also finished second on the team with 80 blocks. Hallahan had 34 kills in four games at the Region IX Division II Tournament to go along with seven blocks.
Joli Hopping was also named to both the All-Region and All-Tournament Teams. Hopping led the Lady Knight with 742 assists for an average of 5.3 per set. Hopping was also second on the team with 49 ace serves and third with 284 digs. Hopping had 51 assists in four games at the Region IX Division II Tournament to go along with 32 digs.
Samantha Kennedy was named to the All-Region Team after leading the Lady Knights in kills with 386 for an average 2.8 per set. Kennedy also led the Lady Knights with 101 blocks on the year.
Shannon Liewer was also named to the All-Region Team. Liewer led the Lady Knights in digs with 831 for an average of 5.9 per set. The next closest Lady Knight was 450 digs away with 381 digs on the year. Liewer also led the Lady Knights with 49 ace serves.
Sabrina Hallahan was named to the All-Tournament Team. Hallahan had 25 kills in four games at the Region IX Tournament and had 22 digs in a game against Southeast Community College.
Region IX Volleyball Division II Awards
North Platte Community College North Platte Community College
Central Community College Central Community College
Dawson Community College Dawson Community College
Amy Van Hienen
Southeast Community College Southeast Community College
Sheila R. Worley Sportsmanship Award: Southeast Community College
Coach-of-the-Year: Mary Young, Central Community College