Volleyball candidates announced for the 2013 Senior CLASS Award
August 28, 2013
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Thirty NCAA® women’s volleyball student-athletes who excel both on and off the court were selected today as candidates for the 2013 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate volleyball. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition. The complete list of candidates follows this release.
An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School ®, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.
Of the 30 candidates, 10 have grade point averages of 3.5 or higher and 19 are American Volleyball Coaches Association All-Americans.
The Senior CLASS Award winner will be announced during the 2013 NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship in December.
The 30 candidates will be narrowed to 10 finalists midway through the regular season, and those 10 names will be placed on the official ballot. Ballots will be distributed through a nationwide voting system to media, coaches and fans, who will select one candidate who best exemplifies excellence in the four Cs of community, classroom, character and competition.
Volleyball 2013 Candidates
|Taylor Akana||Outside Hitter||Siena|
|Lindsey Butterfield||Left Side||Bowling Green|
|Megan Campbell||Middle Blocker||Dayton|
|Jennifer Cross||Middle Blocker||Michigan|
|Megan Devine||Outside Hitter||East Tennessee State|
|Chelsey Feekin||Setter||Wichita State|
|Jessi Greenberg||Defensive Specialist||Kentucky|
|Kristen Hahn||Defensive Specialist/Libero||Iowa State|
|Emily Hartong||Outside Hitter||Hawaii|
|Xitlali Herrera||Middle Blocker||UTEP|
|Stephanie Holthus||Outside Hitter||Northwestern|
|Caroline Jarmoc||Middle Blocker||Kansas|
|Chloe Mann||Middle Blocker||Florida|
|Ali McCurdy||Defensive Specialist/Libero||Duke|
|Sallie McLaurin||Middle Blocker||Oklahoma|
|Ashley Neff||Middle Blocker||Florida State|
|Lena Oliver||Libero||Western Michigan|
|Ashley Potts||Defensive Specialist/Libero||Western Kentucky|
|Kelly Reeves||Outside Hitter||UCLA|
|Garyn Schlatter||Setter||Portland State|
|Ariel Scott||Right Side||Penn State|
|Bailey Webster||Outside Hitter||Texas|
|Lauren Wicinski||Outside Hitter||Michigan State|
|Ashley Wittman||Outside Hitter||Minnesota|
|Carly Wopat||Middle Blocker||Stanford|