2002 AVCA Division III All-America Teams Announced

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is proud to announce the 22nd annual AVCA All-America teams for Division III women's volleyball. The awards will be presented Dec. 5, 2002, at the NCAA Division III Women's National Championship banquet at Hamilton Center on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus. The Division III semifinals on Friday and consolation and championship on Saturday are scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. each day in Gymnasium 4 at the Williams Center at UW-Whitewater.

The AVCA expanded its All-America program this season to include a 12-member third-team and an AVCA National Freshman of the Year.

The 2002 All-America selections were made by the AVCA Division III All-America Committee: Jenny McDowell, Emory University, chairperson; Joel Dearing, Springfield College; Janet Donovan, Ithaca College; Kimberly Kelly, Gettysburg College; Mark Massey, University of Puget Sound; Kim Nelson-Brown, Illinois Wesleyan University; Connie Surowicz, Wittenberg University; and Cole Tallman, University of St. Thomas (Minn.).


Player Institution Pos. Yr. Ht. Hometown
Ivone Aleman Cal State Hayward RS/Opp Sr. 5-9 Pico Rivera, California
Morgan Anderson Trinity University (Texas) RS/Opp Jr. 5-10 Austin, Texas
Christa Downey ^* Nazareth College OH Sr. 5-8 Geneseo, New York
Amanda Fark Elmhurst College OH Sr. 5-10 Jackson, Center Ohio
Ashley Farrimond # Trinity University (Texas) S So. 5-8 Garden Ridge, Texas
Niki Mueller Juniata College MB Sr. 5-10 Altoona, Pennsylvania
Adriane Ougendal University of Puget Sound OH Jr. 6-0 Portland, Oregon
Katie Reynolds Univ. of St. Thomas (Minn.) OH Sr. 6-1 Mora, Minnesota
Rebecca Rotello ^$ Washington University (Mo.) S Sr. 5-8 Springfield, Illinois
LuLu Sewell Emory University OH Sr. 5-8 Gardnerville, Nevada
Angie Wildish # UW-Whitewater OH Sr. 5-8 Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Sarah Yuskewich Wittenberg University S So. 6-0 Columbus, Ohio


Player Institution Pos. Yr. Ht. Hometown
Amy Brand Washington University (Mo.) MB Jr. 5-11 Kettering, Ohio
Carli Dale Juniata College S So. 5-6 Cochranton, Pennsylvania
Kristy Dettman ^ UW-Whitewater S Sr. 5-8 Pulaski, Wisconsin
Karen Elmgren *# University of Puget Sound MB Sr. 6-1 Monroe, Washington
Jane Gibbs Univ. of St. Thomas (Minn.) S Jr. 5-10 Lakeville, Minnesota
Monica McDonald Wittenberg University OH So. 5-9 Newark, Ohio
Ali Mostue # Wellesley College OH Sr. 5-9 Medford, Oregon
Kristin Papp Trinity University (Texas) MB Jr. 5-11 Houston, Texas
Jessica Raymond Ithaca College MB Sr. 6-0 Syracuse, New York
Melissa Tvrdik UW-River Falls MB Jr. 5-10 Farwell, Minnesota
Julie Weatherred ^ Whitworth College OH Sr. 5-10 Spokane, Washington
Colleen Winter Washington University (Mo.) OH So. 5-10 Manchester, Missouri


Player Institution Pos. Yr. Ht. Hometown
Joyia Chadwick Williams College MB So. 6-2 Lawrence, Kansas
Lindsey Fuller Nebraska Wesleyan University MB So. 6-4 Grand Island, Nebraska
Tiffany Hamblin Illinois Wesleyan University S Sr. 5-9 Bloomington, Illinois
Angela Herrera Cal State Hayward MB Sr. 6-1 San Lorenzo, California
Tiffany Keller Wittenberg University MB Sr. 5-11 Massillon, Ohio
Amy Kratochvil University of La Verne OH So. 5-9 Arcadia, California
Katie Monhart UW-Whitewater OH Sr. 5-9 Hartland, Wisconsin
Lori Pickle Emory University RS/Opp Sr. 6-0 Austin, Texas
Lauren Schmidt # Carnegie Mellon University OH Sr. 5-9 Wellsville, New York
Tammi Toney College of Mount St. Joseph OH So. 5-10 Harrison, Ohio
Tanille Zenner University of Wisconsin-Stout MB Fr. 5-10 Athens, Wisconsin
Karen ZumMallen UW-River Falls OH Sr. 5-8 Grand Rapids, Minnesota

^ indicates 2001 AVCA First-Team All-America selection
* indicates 2000 AVCA First-Team All-America selection
# indicates 2001 AVCA Second-Team All-America selection
$ indicates 2000 AVCA Second-Team All-America selection

2002 AVCA Division III Freshman of the Year: Tanille Zenner (University of Wisconsin-Stout, MB)
2002 AVCA Division III Player of the Year: Announced Dec. 5, 2002