November 3, 2009

CIAA Volleyball 2009: All-Conference and All-Rookie Team Selections announced

CIAA Volleyball 2009: All-Conference and All-Rookie Team Selections

November 3, 2009

Hampton, VA... The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association is proud to announce the 2009 All-CIAA and All-CIAA Rookie Teams as selected by the CIAA Volleyball Coaches Association.  

Chekimbrell Jefferson of Fayetteville State University continues her three-year reign as the 2009 CIAA Volleyball Player of the Year. This season, Chekimbrell (Middle Hitter/Blocker) ranks amongst the top of the conference in hitting percentage, .342 and kills 214; 2.85 avg.  Jefferson first won CIAA Player of the Year in 2007.

Jefferson is joined by Chowan University's Karina Monroe our 2009 CIAA Rookie of the Year.  Monroe (Middle Hitter/Blocker), ranks second in the conference in kills with 329; 3.07 avg., third in the CIAA in hitting percentage, .333 and eighth in blocks with 62; .58 per set. This is Chowan's first year as an official CIAA conference member.    

The 2009 All-CIAA Team and All-CIAA Rookie Teams are listed below. 

The CIAA Player and Rookie of the Year and respective teams will be honored at the Volleyball Championship Banquet held at the Newport News Marriott at the City Center, Newport News, VA on Thursday, November 5, 2009; 12:30pm.  

 

2009 All-CIAA Volleyball First Team  

           
JRSY # NAME SCHOOL CLASS HT MAJOR
                                                     Outside Hitter      
6 Victoria Lewis Chowan SO 5'10 Psychology
6 Eva Johnson ECSU SR 5'8 Business Administration 
9 Samantha Meeks FSU JR 5'9 Physical Education/Health
                                                     Middle Hitter/Blocker      
7 Karina Monroe Chowan FR 6'0 Undecided
20 Xie'Ara Maybank-Smallings ECSU JR 6'3 Art
2 Chekimbrell Jefferson FSU SR 6'2 Sociology
                                                      Setter      
5 Callie Armistead Chowan FR 5'8 Undecided
7 Achari Mainor FSU JR 5'10 Political Science
                                                       Right Side Hitter       
14 Jennifer Hendy ECSU SR 6'0 Psychology
9 Stacie West ECSU JR 5'10 Art
                                                       Libero      
3 Cassandra Noe ECSU JR 5'4 Physical Education
                                                       Utility      
1 Cailee Huffman FSU SR 5'10 Health & PE
           
                                                      Player of the Year      
2 Chekimbrell Jefferson FSU SR 6'2 Sociology

 

 

 

ALL-CIAA Volleyball Second Team  

JRSY #   NAME   SCHOOL   CLASS   HT   MAJOR
                                                    Outside Hitter          
11   Desaray Turner   Chowan   SO   5'10   History
13   LaShaundra Ferguson   LC   JR   5'9   Criminal Justice 
7   Stephony Newkirk   SAC   JR   5'10   Business/Accounting 
                                                     Middle Hitter/Blocker          
10   Antoinette McCollough   Chowan   JR   5'10   Psychology 
4   Samarri Griffin   ECSU   JR   5'10   Psychology
1   Michelle Thompson   LC   SO   5'10   CIS
                                                     Setter          
10   Ashley Tarasoff   ECSU   SR   5'4   Physical Education 
6   Roxanne Smith   SAC   SO   5'5   Biology
                                                       Right Side Hitter           
10   Gewyl Galberth   FSU   SR   6'2   Business Administration
12   Shakira Carter    SAC   JR   6'0   Math/Engineering 
                                                       Libero          
1   Cailee Huffman   FSU   SR   5'10   Health & PE
                                                      Utility          
3   Nicolette Campbell   SAC   SO   5'5   Sports Administration

 

  2009 CIAA All-Rookie Team

JRSY #   NAME   SCHOOL   POS   CLASS   HT   MAJOR
 7   Karina Monroe   CU   MH/B   FR   6'0   Undecided 
 5   Callie Armistead    CU   Setter   FR   5'8   Criminal Justice
13   Ifeyinwa Nwokolo   FSU   MH/B   FR   5'11   Biology
11   Brittany Hicks   SAC   MH/B   FR   6'0   N/A
 5   Nikkisha Walker   VSU   OH   FR   5'8   Psychology
15   Ariel Williams   VSU   MH/B   FR   6'2   Biology
                         
    Rookie of the Year                    
 7   Karina Monroe   CU   MH/B   FR   6'0   Undecided 

 

 

 

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