Holmes is NKU’s seventh All-American
Ky. - Northern Kentucky University’s Liz Holmes has been named
NCAA Division II honorable mention All-American by the American
Volleyball Coaches Association.
Holmes, a graduate
of Mercy High School in Cincinnati, led NKU in kills (471), hitting
percentage (.351), blocks (88) and service aces (65) this season.
She also had 315 digs as NKU posted a 26-7 record.
Holmes, a 5-foot-10
middle hitter, has recorded 868 kills and 580 digs in two seasons
with the Norse. She was tabbed first team All-Great Lakes Valley
Conference this year as well as All-Great Lakes Region by the AVCA.
marks the seventh time an NKU volleyball player has been named All-American
by the AVCA.
Molly Donovan earned
second team All-American accolades in 1998 to become the first NKU
volleyball player to receive the honor from the AVCA. Jessica Buroker
was named first team All-American in 1999, while teammate Jenny
Jeremiah received second team All-America honors for the Norse that
NKU’s Cammi Welter
received honorable mention All-America accolades in 2003. Kristin
Koralewski was named first team All-American by the AVCA in 2003,
and she earned second team All-America honors in 2004.
Koralewski is the only
two-time All-American in Norse volleyball history.
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