November 9, 2001

Voss, Karban Earn GLVC Volleyball Honors


November 9, 2001


         Andrea Voss (St. Rose) and Kari Karban (Belleville) were named second team All-Great Lakes Valley Conference by a vote of the league's 11 coaches.
         Voss, a sophomore, led the Cougars in hitting percentage (.279), kills (451) and blocks (169). She emerged as a force at middle hitter finishing second in the GLVC in blocks per game.
         Karban, a junior, was honored as a defensive specialist. She finished the season with 231 digs and a team-leading 68 service aces.
         Bethany Gastright, of Northern Kentucky, was named the GLVC Player of the Year. Shaun McAllister, of Indianapolis, was honored as the Freshman of the Year. Carlos Chia, a first-year coach at Northern Kentucky, was named the Coach of the Year.
FIRST TEAM ALL CONFERENCE
Bethany GastrightNKUOutside Hitter
Shannon WellsUSIOutside Hitter
Brie RuschkeLUOutside Hitter
Eunique ReavesQUMiddle Hitter
Katie GilmanLUMiddle Hitter
Hollie WestrichQUSetter
Kim BoehmerUSISetter
Amber HeimannQUOpposite Hitter
Erica BankowskiUIDefensive Specialist
SECOND TEAM ALL CONFERENCE
Shaun McAllisterUIOutside Hitter
Katie RaaschUWPOutside Hitter
Jenny GramerQUOutside Hitter
Andrea VossSIUEMiddle Hitter
Leah MercerUSIMiddle Hitter
Delanie PhillipsUISetter
Sara TaylorNKUSetter
Luisa GomezNKUOpposite Hitter
Beth LipinskiSJCDefensive specialist
Amber TimmonsNKUDefensive specialist
Kari KarbanSIUEDefensive specialist
Player of the Year:Bethany Gastright, NKU
Freshman of the Year: Shaun McAllister, UI
Coach of the Year: Carlos Chia, NKU

                  -siue-