Holmes (8) and Kristina Eisenmenger
Ky. - Northern Kentucky University volleyball player Liz Holmes
has been selected to the All-Great Lakes Region first team by the
American Volleyball Coaches Association.
NKU’s Kristina Eisenmenger was named the Great Lakes Region
Freshman of the Year by the AVCA.
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.
a graduate of Notre Dame Academy, recorded 375 kills and a .325
hitting percentage in her first collegiate season. She becomes the
first NKU volleyball player to be named Great Lakes Region Freshman
of the Year by the AVCA.
a 6-1 right-side hitter, also earned first team All-GLVC honors
as well as GLVC Freshman of the Year accolades this fall. NKU posted
a 26-7 record this season.
All-Great Lakes Region
Heather Bonde - ** Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, MB Sr.
Laura Ellerbusch - ** Southern Indiana, MB Sr.
Mary Kate Glowe - Ashland, OH So.
Liz Holmes - Northern Kentucky, MH So.
Kecia Jennings - ** Rockhurst, S Sr.
Elisa Joris - Wayne (Mich.) State, MB Sr.
Tracy Kirk - ** Grand Valley State, MB Sr.
Gorana Maricic - Northwood (Mich.), OH So.
Meghan Moore - Grand Valley State, MB Jr.
Erin Puthoff - Findlay, OH Jr.
Alyson Riley - Grand Valley State, DS/Lib So.
Sarah Schwandt - Rockhurst, DS/Lib Sr.
Region Freshman of the Year: Kristina Eisenmenger,
Northern Kentucky, RS/Opp
Honorable Mention: Danielle Baucher (Ferris State,
OH, Jr.), Kelly Byrnes (Findlay, S, Jr.) Brittny Godlewski (Ferris
State, DS/Lib, Sr.), Krystal Majernik (Southern Illinois Edwardsville,
S, Sr.), Emily Ryan (Southern Indiana, OH, Jr.), Marija Zivanovic
(Northwood [Mich.], S, So.)
* Denotes total
number of years selected to AVCA All-Region Team