Ky. - Northern Kentucky University volleyball players Liz Holmes
and Kristina Eisenmenger have each been selected to the Daktronics
All-Great Lakes Region second team.
Holmes, a junior
middle hitter and a graduate of Mercy High School in Cincinnati,
led NKU in kills (427), hitting percentage (.396) and blocks (78)
this season. She also had 285 digs as NKU posted a 20-13 record.
Holmes was tabbed first team All-Great Lakes Valley Conference this
year and led the league in hitting percentage. She will enter next
season with 1,295 career kills, which currently ranks No. 8 in Norse
a sophomore right-side hitter and a graduate of Notre Dame Academy,
recorded 420 kills and hit .340 this season. She also finished with
61 blocks as NKU reached the 20-win plateau for the 14th consecutive
Taryn Rudland was named Great Lakes Region Player of the Year. Rudland
was also the 2006 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Player of the Year.
volleyball teams are selected by the sports information directors
in each of the nation’s eight regions.
Daktronics All-Great Lakes Region Volleyball Teams
Stephanie Booms, Hillsdale So., S, Marysville, Mich.
Danielle Baucher, Ferris State, Sr., OH, Kalamazoo, Mich.
Mary Kate Glowe, Ashland, Jr., OH, Avon Lake, Ohio
Taryn Rudland, Hillsdale, Sr., MH, Holland, Mich.
Meghan Moore, Grand Valley State, Sr., MH, Alma, Mich.
Kim Potthast, SIU Edwardsville, Jr., RS, St. Rose, Ill.
Alyson Riley, Grand Valley State, Jr., L, Battle Creek, Mich.
Mallory Clements, SIU Edwardsville, So., S, Mt. Pulaski, Ill.
Nathalia Rivera, Rockhurst, Sr., OH, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Melissa Bartlett, Hillsdale, Jr., OH, Chatham, Ontario
Liz Holmes, Northern Kentucky, Jr., MH, Cincinnati, Ohio
Lynne Ross, Indianapolis, Sr., MH, Connorsville, Ind.
Kristina Eisenmenger, Northern Kentucky, So., RS, Erlanger, Ky.
Mandi Wolf, Rockhurst, So., L, O’Fallon, Mo.
Great Lakes Player of the Year: Taryn Rudland (Hillsdale)