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Lowers, Sallade Named to All-Region Team

Courtney Lowers ready for the spike.
Courtney Lowers ready for the spike.

LEXINGTON, Ky. — For the second time in her career, Randolph-Macon senior Courtney Lowers (Suffolk, Va. / Nansemond River) was selected to the All-South Region Team and sophomore Samantha Sallade (Newport News, Va. / Peninsula Catholic) received Honorable-Mention All-South Team accolades by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).

Lowers broke her own single-season record for kills in the 3-0 win over Stockton on Nov. 15 to advance to the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals for the first time in program history. She leads the ODAC with 494 kills in 2015 and currently holds the R-MC Career Record with 1,455 kills.

Sallade claimed the single-season record for digs at the Galloway Regional of the NCAA Tournament. She leads the ODAC and the team with 595 digs and is eighth on the R-MC Career List with 1,063 digs.

Lowers was named Most Outstanding Player of the Galloway Regional and Sallade was named to the All-Tournament Team.

Randolph-Macon will travel to Grand Rapids, MI for the remainder of the NCAA Tournament, Nov. 19-21. The Yellow Jackets will play Carthage (34-7) on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. The semifinals will be played on Fri., Nov. 20 with the championship on Saturday, Nov. 21.

The AVCA will announce the 2015 All-America Teams on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

South Region

First Name

Last Name

School

Position

Year

Tiffany

Barrett

Virginia Wesleyan

OH

JR

Jessica

Gum

Berry

MB

JR

Jessica

Holler***

Emory

MB

JR

Courtney

Lowers**

Randolph-Macon

OH

SR

Sarah

Maher**

Emory

RS

JR

Katie

McCormack

Birmingham Southern

S

SR

Sydney

Miles****

Emory

S

SR

Katie

O'Rourke**

Berry

MB

SR

Jeneva

Salter

Birmingham Southern

OH

FR

Mackenzie

Shand**

Washington & Lee

MB

JR

Hannah

Shields**

Averett

OH

SO

Kathryn

Trinka

Emory

OH

JR

Chelsea

VanDyk

Covenant

MB

SR

Ashley

Zamjahn

Millsaps

L

SO

 * Denotes total number of years selected to AVCA Division III All-Region Team

Honorable Mention

First Name

Last Name

School

Position

Year

Becky

Breuer

Emory

L

FR

Beth

Cecil

Centre

OH

SR

Anna

Lausberg

Washington & Lee

OH

SR

Mary Caroline

Rogers

Hendrix

OH

JR

Samantha

Sallade

Randolph-Macon

L

SO

Lauren

Schmitz

Berry

S

SR


Region Freshman of the Year: Jeneva Salter, Birmingham Southern, OH

 

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