Six women's volleyball players named to all-conference team   

Tags: Athletics, Volleyball-Women

Sarah MendozaSix Irvine Valley women's volleyball players recently received all-Orange Empire Conference honors.

Sophomore libero Sarah Mendoza led the way. She was named to the all-conference first team for the second straight year. 

Mendoza averaged 5.26 digs per game on the season and was second on the Lasers in aces.

Sophomore middle blocker Emily Mount and freshman outside hitter Allison Cook each were also named to the conference's first team for the Lasers. Mount was third on the team in kills, averaging 2.11 per game and led the team in hitting percentage and in blocks with 63. She was also third in the conference in blocks. 

Cook was second on the Lasers in kills , averaging 3.30 per game second in digs, averaging 2.59 per game and led the squad in aces with 30. She was third in the conference in kills. 

Irvine Valley sophomore middle blocker Hannah Unruh and freshman setter Sofia Furlong were each picked to the second team and sophomore outside hitter Annie Kim received conference honorable mention honors. 

Unruh averaged 1.87 kills and .81 blocks per game, Furlong averaged 10.79 assists per game and Kim led Irvine Valley in kills, averaging 3.40 per game.

Furlong ranked second in the conference in assists and Kim was second in the conference in kills.

The women's volleyball team finished the 2011 fall season with a record of 15-6 overall and reached the second round of the Southern California Regional playoffs.

Posted by  Nathan Quach  on  12/15/2011
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