At the end of each season, the best volleyball player is picked by the
head coaches or Sports Information directors in each conference and is
given the title "player of the year."
awards for 2016 in the conferences starting with letters M-Z.
Player of the Year: Skylar Day
2016: MAAC Player of the Year…
MAAC All-Championship Team…
ECAC First Team All-Star…
MAAC Preseason Player of the Year…
Player of the Year: Jenna Radtke, Northern Illinois
For the sixth time in program history the MAC Player of the Year hails
The senior helped lead NIU to their third straight MAC West Division title
and a share of the MAC Regular Season crown.
The Buffalo Grove, Illinois native was named MAC West Player of the Week
five times throughout the 2016 season.
Player of the Year:
Players of the Year: Lily Johnson, Missouri State
Missouri Valley Conference regular season champion Missouri State has claimed two
of the league’s top individual honors, as junior outside hitter Lily Johnson earned the
league’s Player of the Year honor for the second-straight season, while her Bear
teammate, freshman Daniele Messa has been named the Freshman of the Year.
Illinois State sophomore libero Courtney Pence took home league’s Libero of the Year
honors, while Wichita State’s Emily Hiebert earned the league’s Setter of the Year
(Courtesy Missouri Valley Conference press release)
Player of the Year: Sierra Nobley, Jr., MB, Boise State
The Mountain West All-Conference Women’s Volleyball awards, as selected
by the league's 11 head coaches, were announced today.
first Bronco to earn the league’s top honor.
Colorado State’s Kirstie Hillyer earned MW Newcomer of the Year honors
Player of the Year: Sarah Krufka Sacred Heart OPP Jr
Senior right side hitter Sarah Krufka (Rancho Santa Margarita,
CA/Tesoro) repeated as the NEC Women’s Volleyball Player of the Year.
Reina) was chosen NEC Libero of the Year, and after guiding the Pioneers
to a 13-1 conference record and the NEC regular season title, Rob
Machan was awarded NEC Coach of the Year honors for the third time in
Bryant senior Vika Katzen (Kfar Saba, Israel/Wingate Academy for
Sports Excellence) repeated as NEC Setter of the Year and Central
2002) and LIU Brooklyn’s Annika Foit (2012, 2013 and 2014). Krufka
wrapped the regular season as the league leader in kills with 3.81 per set.
She recorded double-digit kills in 25 matches and finished the season on
an 11-match streak with 10+ kills for the NEC regular season champion
Player of the Year: Scottie Ingram Murray State
Murray State’s Scottie Ingram was selected as the 2016 Ohio Valley
Defensive Player of the Year honors as voted on by the league’s head
coaches and sports information directors.
Eastern Kentucky’s Rachel Woody was named the Freshman of the Year
while Austin Peay’s Kristen Stucker won Setter of the Year honors. OVC
Player of the Year: Krystal Rivers, Alabama, RS, Sr
This marks the first time a member of the Crimson Tide program has won this
Rivers is currently ranked second in the nation in total kills with 640, and third in
kills per set (5.77), points per set (6.57) and total points (729.5).
Player of the Year:
Player of the Year: Ashundria McNeal of Alabama A&M
The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced on Wednesday the
2016 All-SWAC Volleyball Teams with Ashundria McNeal of Alabama A&M
and Ni’yesha Brown, Bayle’ Bennett, Justus Tuiolosega and Jamie
Coleman of Alabama State. Accolades were voted on by the league’s
McNeal claimed her second-straight Player of the Year honor while
Tuiolosega was named Setter of the Year. Coleman was tabbed as
Libero of the Year.
Brown earned top newcomer accolades, and Bennett was
named Freshman of the Year.
Player of the Year:
Player of the Year:
Player of the Year: Leah Hardeman (Coastal Carolina, Junior, OH)
Coastal Carolina junior Leah Hardeman took home Player of the Year
honors in her first year of competition in the Sun Belt.
Hardeman finished second in the league in kills per set (3.71) in overall
matches and led the league in Sun Belt matches with 214 kills in 52 sets.
She was third overall in league play with 20 aces and finished fourth in
hitting percentage (.366) as she helped lead the Chanticleers to a 24-4
record and a 15-1 league record and the East division crown.
Player of the Year: Audrey Reeg, South Dakota
South Dakota's Audrey Reeg was named Player of the Year while
teammates Brittany Jessen earned Setter of the Year and Elizabeth
Loschen garnered Freshman of the Year honors.
USD's head coach Leanne Williamson was voted Coach of the Year. North
Dakota State's Mikaela Purnell was named Defensive Player of the Year.
Player of the Year: Carol Grasso, Cal State Bakersfield
Carol Grasso, Cal State Bakersfield’s senior outside hitter, was voted
Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year on Wednesday as voted
by the conference’s eight volleyball coaches.
Grasso, from Brazil, led the WAC in kills per set (4.47), aces (0.87) and
points (5.59) while ranking eighth in digs (3.06).
Player of the Year: Dalas Dodd
The Saint Mary’s beach volleyball team swept through the inaugural
West Coast Conference Player of the Year Awards Thursday and earned
a total of six all-conference honors to accent a successful season in
which the Gaels reached the championship match of the inaugural
WCC Championship Tournament.
Senior Dalas Dodd was named the WCC Player of the Year in a vote by
the conference’s seven head coaches. Dodd played at No. 1 pairs with
partner Lindsey Knudsen all season long. She went 19-4 at the top pairs
spot, earning eight wins over nationally ranked teams. Dodd and
Knudsen defeated the top pair of eventual champion and No. 2-ranked
Pepperdine on day one of the WCC Championship.
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