ODAC Announces Volleyball All-ODAC Teams
FOREST, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2010 volleyball postseason awards on Friday afternoon and Washington and Lee had four players honored in addition to capturing a pair of individual awards.
She was joined on the first team by junior middle blocker Lindsey Dee (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School) and sophomore libero Cameron Hill (Tampa, Fla./H.B. Plant), while senior middle blocker Louise Brooks (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) was named the to the All-ODAC Second Team.
Head Coach Bryan Snyder, who earlier this season recorded his 300th win as coach of the Generals, also earned his seventh ODAC Coach of the Year award in leading W&L to a 25-5 overall record and a 9-1 mark in league play.
Boles became the first General to earn Rookie of the Year laurels since Laura Maurer '09 did it following the 2005 season. Boles currently leads the ODAC in kills (346) and service aces (48), and has added 293 digs and 35 blocks while playing in 105 of W&L's 109 sets this fall.
Hill earned postseason recognition for the second time in as many years after being an Honorable Mention All-ODAC selection last season. She is currently second in the conference with 438 digs and is ranked fourth with 42 service aces. She has played a team-high 107 sets on the season.
Dee earned all-conference recognition for the first time and has totaled 211 kills, 100 blocks and 52 digs in 105 sets this season. Her 100 blocks are good for second in the ODAC, as are her 77 block assists.
Brooks, who was a First Team All-ODAC selection a year ago, earned second team laurels after recording 189 kills with a .333 hitting percentage that is good for second in the league. She has added 76 digs and 63 blocks in 104 sets and is ranked among the Top 10 at W&L in career blocks (237) and hitting percentage (.285).
Randolph-Macon's Raena Winton earned ODAC Player of the Year honors for the second-consecutive year, while Elisa Troyer of Eastern Mennonite was tabbed the ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete.
Washington and Lee continues its quest for a 13th conference crown when it takes on either Lynchburg College or Roanoke College on Saturday at 11:00 am in the semifinal round of the ODAC Tournament hosted by Hollins University.
All-ODAC First Team
M.A. Boles -- Washington and Lee
Lindsey Dee -- Washington and Lee
Kala Guy -- Virginia Wesleyan
Cameron Hill -- Washington and Lee
Jessica Sears -- Randolph-Macon
Maggie Wagner -- Roanoke
Raena Winton -- Randolph-Macon
All-ODAC Second Team
Katie Baker -- Bridgewater
Michelle Boucher -- Lynchburg
Louise Brooks -- Washington and Lee
Mallory Carter -- Randolph-Macon
Marli Dabareiner -- Randolph-Macon
Brittany Freeman -- Guilford
Rachel Huffman -- Lynchburg
Lindsey Spears -- Virginia Wesleyan
All-ODAC Honorable Mention
Tabitha Bowman -- Eastern Mennonite
Kimmie Caudill -- Emory & Henry
Cassidy Jones -- Sweet Briar
Kelsey Largen -- Roanoke
Taylor Phillips -- Guilford
Kristin Spinner -- Randolph
Marissa Wood -- Virginia Wesleyan