Volleyball

Whitmer Garners All-SAC Volleyball Honors

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ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba’s Kaitlyn Whitmer (Ferrum, VA/Franklin Co. HS) has been named to the 2010 South Atlantic Conference Volleyball All-SAC Team.  The sophomore earned second team honors.  It was announced by the league on Thursday. 

Whitmer has tallied a team-high 282 kills this season, an average of just over three per set.  She has added 287 digs, 38 blocks and 15 aces.  Catawba opens SAC Tournament play on Friday and stands seventh in the most recent Southeast Region poll as it tries to qualify for NCAA II post-season play for a third straigth season.

Stormie Gale, who led the league in hitting percentage and helped Wingate to a fourth straight undefeated season in conference play and fifth straight conference championship, was named the SAC Player of the Year for the second year in a row.   Tusculum setter Ashley Sarmiento, who led the conference with 10.37 assists per set, was named the Freshman of the Year.

Wingate’s Shelton Collier and Tusculum’s Michael Robinson shared league Coach of the Year honors.  Collier earned the honor for the fourth year in a row, while Robinson, who guided the Pioneers to a second-place finish, wins for the first time in his career.

Anderson senior Jamie Lancaster received the Scholar-Athlete Award for volleyball.  The outside hitter has maintained a 4.0 grade point average, majoring in kinesiology.  This season, she averaged 3.82 kills per set, second-best in the conference, and ranked in the top 10 in hitting percentage and digs.

2010 VOLLEYBALL ALL-SAC TEAMS

FIRST TEAM
Jamie Lancaster, Anderson
Carly Mozgai, Carson-Newman
Lauren Kiwacka, Lincoln Memorial
Caitlyn Dean, Tusculum (Libero)
Alyssa Raterman, Tusculum
Ashley Sarmiento, Tusculum
Lauren Billo, Wingate
Stormi Gale, Wingate

SECOND TEAM
Nikki James, Carson-Newman
Kaitlyn Whitmer, CATAWBA
Ashley Knight, Lincoln Memorial
Kaitlin Walton, Lincoln Memorial
Maggie Murphy, Mars Hill (Libero)
Samantha Parrish, Newberry
Samantha Underwood, Tusculum
Liz Willis, Wingate

ALL-FRESHMAN
Kaitlin Walton, Lincoln Memorial
Samantha Parrish, Newberry
Caitlyn Dean, Tusculum
Ashley Sarmiento, Tusculum
Anna Hilton, Wingate
Cory McGowan, Wingate

Player of the Year - Stormi Gale, Wingate
Freshman of the Year - Ashley Sarmiento, Tusculum
Coach of the Year - Shelton Collier, Wingate; Michael Robinson, Tusculum
Volleyball Scholar-Athlete - Jamie Lancaster, Anderson

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