Nov. 16, 2012
Beckman and Bartosh earn All-MIAA honors
MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State volleyball players Tori Beckman and Brooke Bartosh slid their way into the All-MIAA lineups announced by the league office today.
Northwest libero Beckman paved her way onto the First Team after setting the single season record at Northwest for digs (716) and moving into fourth on Northwest’s all-time list for digs (1,488). In her last game against Central Missouri, she made a notable exit on the season with 24 digs, leaving her at an average of 6.08 digs per set on the season ranking her among the nation’s leaders in the top 15.
Right-side hitter Brooke Bartosh represents Northwest on the Third Team lineup. Bartosh led the Bearcats with 361 kills on the season and ranked eighth in the MIAA for kills.
Truman’s ride-side hitter Abby Heise snagged the Freshman of the Year spot while Nebraska-Kearney Head Coach Rick Squieres was named Coach of the Year. Jessica Fey of Washburn earned Player of the Year accolades.
The lady Bearcats fell in first round of the MIAA tournament against Central Missouri, wrapping the season up with a 15-17 overall record and 9-9 mark in league play.
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