Five Lions recognized for their successful seasons on the volleyball court

Five Lions recognized for their successful seasons on the volleyball court

Cincinnati, Ohio- Mount St. Joseph University celebrates five lions who received HCAC all-conference awards for the past season. Hannah Losey (Tipp City, OH / Tippecanoe) was named All-HCAC for her outstanding play this year. Hannah, a senior at the Mount, is a communications and new media studies major . Juniors Cailey Plemmons (Oxford, OH / Talawanda), Briana Looney (Harrison, OH / Harrison), and Riley Brunner (Lawrenceburg, IN/Lawrenceburg) were decorated with HCAC Honorable Mention awards for their competitive play on the court this season. Plemmons is studying early childhood education and is looking forward to another great year at the Mount. Looney is majoring in biology and hopes to continue her amazing defensive play, following her finish this season as second in the HCAC with 1.25 blocks per game. Brunner was a six rotation player for the Lions this season, finishing second on the team in both kills and digs. Riley Brashear (Maineville, OH / Kings) was honored with the Sportsmanship award this year for her maturity and fair play on the court. Riley, is a senior at the Mount studying biomedical science.

Losey was a key offensive weapon this year as she was eighth in the conference with 2.66 kills per set, and a total of 263 kills for the year. Losey and Looney were twelfth and thirteenth, respectively in the HCAC with a hitting percentage of .226 for the season. Brashear had a great year serving, placing ninth in the conference with a remarkable .37 service aces per set. Brashear also placed twelfth in assists per set with a 4.26 assist per set. Plemmons played well defensively, picking up 221 digs and averaging 2.83 digs per set for the year.

The lady lions had a great season this year and are looking forward to the upcoming campaign as they look to reload with returning talent and experience at the helm.

2017 HCAC Volleyball All-Conference

All-HCAC:

Bethany Martini, Bluffton

Erin Weisgarber, Bluffton

Jaidyn Patridge, Defiance

Ashleigh Burton, Earlham

Amanda Lelivelt, Franklin

Courtney Crawford, Hanover

Claire Dennis, Hanover

Kristin Goben, Hanover

Margo Main, Hanover

Haley Duncan, Manchester

Hannah Losey, Mount St. Joseph

Bailey MacInnis, Rose-Hulman

Gabi Razma, Rose-Hulman (Defensive MVP)

Jordan Horne, Transylvania

Ellie Stigger, Transylvania

Hannah Talkers, Transylvania (Offensive MVP)

All-Freshman:

Remi Bower, Bluffton

Carly Federinko, Earlham

Julia Stewart, Earlham

Emily Diehr, Hanover

Grace Beach, Rose-Hulman

Ellie Stigger, Transylvania (FOTY)

 

Coach of the Year: Peter Preocanin, Hanover

 

 

Honorable Mention:

Katie Orbeta, Rose-Hulman

Mackenzie Gossard, Rose-Hulman

Briana Looney, Mount St. Joseph

Marissa Coutinho, Transylvania

Sydney Mohler, Bluffton

Lauren Jackson, Earlham

Olivia Rice, Anderson

Sydney Coffman, Anderson

Cailey Plemmons, Mount St. Joseph

Riley Brunner, Mount St. Joseph

Sportsmanship:

Abby White, Anderson

Mary Jo Bash, Bluffton

Sydney Unger, Defiance

Meredith Beed, Earlham

Gab Arthur, Franklin

Monique Huynh, Hanover

Ally Roskos, Manchester

Riley Brashear, Mount St. Joseph

Becca Poppel, Rose-Hulman