Tuesday, November 25, 2008

All North Central Team, D2 Elite 8 at CSP

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Northeastern swept Hofstra in the Colonial semifinals with a margin of 15 points on Sunday. Leah Neubeck (Hopkins) had 16 digs and 1 point for the Huskies.
Delaware beat Northeastern in the championship in five sets with a margin of 13 points on Monday. NE led 2-1. Neubeck had 24 digs for the Huskies.
Neubeck was named to the all tournament team.

Minnesota is #12 in the latest D1 poll.

The 2008 NCAA Selection Show will air on ESPNU and ESPNews on Sunday, November 30th starting at 9 pm. The Gopher Volleyball team and coaching staff will be hosting an NCAA Selection Show viewing party in the Sports Pavilion Clubroom.

Concordia St. Paul's Maggie McNamara (Zumbrota-Mazeppa) has been named the Daktronics North Central Player of the year.
CSP's Whitney Meierotto (Washburn, WI); Emily Palker (SW Christian Chaska) were named to the first team while Mary Slinger (Bethlehem Academy) was named to the second team.
The whole list is found in the link above.
Also making the first team is St. Cloud State's Adreana Pieper (Lake of the Woods).
Augustana's Cayla Schroeder (Kasson-Mantorville) and Ellen Andrews (Bancroft, NE) were named to the second team.
MSU Mankato's Ashley Nachreiner (Round Rock, TX) made the second team.

CSP's Maria Steinhagen (Alexandria) & Slinger are both on the Academic All-America First Team.

SW MN State's Sarah Quiram (LeSueur-Henderson) made the North Central All tournament team.

Concordia St. Paul is the site of the D2 National Elite Eight Tournament running from December 4 to 6. Here are the brackets.

The Faribault County Register has listed the Blue Earth players of the the South Central All Conference team.

The Osakis Review lists the All Sauk Valley Team.

The Worthington Daily Globe lists the All Southwest Conference team.

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