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Tyma and Rochelle earn West Division honors from USA South

Tyma and Rochelle earn West Division honors from USA South

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Two Huntingdon volleyball players were recognized with the release of the USA South All-Conference awards on Thursday.

Freshman Amy Tyma was named first-team West Division and senior Bria Rochelle was named second-team West Division. Rochelle was also named to the All-Sportsmanship Team for a third straight season.

Tyma and Rochelle helped lead the Hawks to a 19-18 record and the quarterfinals of the USA South Tournament this season. This was the first winning season for the Hawks since 2009 and the most wins in a season in more than a decade.

Tyma led the Hawks and was fifth in the conference with 313 kills. She was second on Huntingdon's team with 326 digs, third with 51 blocks and tied for third with 40 aces. Tyma had double-digit kills in 14 matches and double-digit digs in 14 matches, including a season-high 21 kills and 27 digs in a win over Brevard.

Rochelle was second on Huntingdon's team and seventh in the conference with 306 kills, led the Hawks with 356 digs, was second with 62 blocks and fourth with 34 aces. Rochelle had double-digit kills in 11 matches and double-digit digs in 16 matches. She had a season-high 17 kills against Agnes Scott and Piedmont and recorded 20 digs or more in four matches, including a season-high 21 against Berea and Agnes Scott.

Rochelle finished her four-year career with 1,051 kills, 1,136 digs, 170 blocks and 135 aces in 463 sets played. Since 2006, Rochelle ranks first for Huntingdon in sets played, second in kills, third in digs and fifth in blocks and aces.

Averett's Hannah Shields was named conference Player of the Year and Averett's Danny Miller was named Coach of the Year. Salem's Maggie Hawks earned Rookie of the Year honors and William Peace's Carson Williams was selected as the Libero of the Year.

The complete All-Conference awards are listed below. 

 

USA South Volleyball All-Conference Awards

Player of the Year: Hannah Shields, Averett

Rookie of the Year: Maggie Hawks, Salem

Libero of the Year: Carson Williams, William Peace

Coach of the Year: Danny Miller, Averett

 

First-Team All-Conference

Caroline Corey, Meredith
Ginny Moore, Covenant
Schuyler Moore, Covenant
Hannah Shields, Averett
Liana Solomon, William Peace
Brianna Williams, Averett
Carson Williams, William Peace

 

West Division

First-Team

Emily Arnold, LaGrange
Katelyn Durmire, Piedmont
Haley Hixon, Piedmont
Ginny Moore, Covenant
Schuyler Moore, Covenant
Brianne Sidner, Maryville 
Amy Tyma, Huntingdon

 

Second-Team

Kaitlyn Flickinger, Maryville 
Nia Haller, Maryville 
Hannah Harris, Covenant
Dejane Hester-Taylor, Maryville 
Resa Knott, Agnes Scott
Saidee McDaniel, Maryville
Bria Rochelle, Huntingdon

                   

East Division

First-Team

Hannah Blaylock, Meredith
Caroline Corey, Meredith
Cassidy Hayes, Methodist
Hannah Shields, Averett
Liana Solomon, William Peace
Brianna Williams, Averett
Carson Williams, William Peace

 

Second-Team

Lindsay Alford, William Peace
Alex Hafliger, Meredith
Maggie Hawks, Salem
Emily Horn, Greensboro
Taylor Moulton, Salem
Sarah Smoot, Averett
Brittany Ter Meer, Methodist     

 

All-Sportsmanship Team
Paige LaMore, Agnes Scott
Emily Stanley, Averett
Alexandra Wilkins, Berea
Hannah Elmore, Brevard
Olivia Becker, Covenant
Samantha Sabater, Ferrum
Emily Horn, Greensboro
Bria Rochelle, Huntingdon
Samantha James, LaGrange
Tatyana Johnson, Mary Baldwin
Taylor Youell, Maryville
Katie Keen, Meredith
Megan Andrews, Methodist
Augusta Preston, N.C. Wesleyan
Sam Smith, Pfeiffer
Hannah Collins, Piedmont
Alexis Sunderland, Salem
Josie Richardson, William Peace

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