December 4, 2008
Powers Becomes Catawba's First NCAA II Volleyball All-American
LEXINGTON, KY -- Catawba College Melissa Powers (Bennett, NC/N. Moore HS) has been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-America team. Powers, a senior middle, was selected to the third team and becomes Catawba’s first NCAA II All-American in volleyball. Powers, along with senior teammate Melissa Griffith (Williamsburg, VA/Lafayette HS) were named to the AVCA All-Southeast Region team.
Powers led Catawba this season in kills, blocks and aces per set. She ranks sixth nationally with 4.30 kills per set. The three-time All-South Atlantic Conference selection set school records for kills in a match, season and career. She was earlier named region and SAC Player of the Year.
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