JAMESTOWN, N.D. (JimmieAthletics.com) – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its women’s volleyball All-America teams for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), as selected by the NAIA Volleyball All-America Selection Committee.
A total of 60 athletes received first-team, second-team, third-team, and honorable mention recognition.
Haley Glasoe (SR/Wildrose, N.D.) was named to the second team. An honorable mention All-American in 2016, Glasoe was ninth in the NAIA in blocks per game (1.3), 11th in hitting percentage (.357), and 16th in total blocks (150). She finished her career with the 8th-most blocks in Jimmie history (406), and has two of the top three places on the single-season blocks list (1st, 206–2016; 3rd, 150–2017). Her .357 hitting percentage ties for the fourth highest single-season mark.
Madison Wendel (SR/Carrington, N.D.) was named to the third team, an honor she also received in 2015. This season, Wendel was second on the team in blocks (111), and her .333 hitting percentage in 2017 is the eighth-best by a Jimmie. Wendel also recorded the fifth best percentage by a hitter, .354, in 2015. She ends her career with 417 blocks, good for sixth on the all-time Jimmie list. Her 149 blocks in 2016 is third-most in a season.
Elise Peterson (SR/Kasson, Minn.) earned Honorable Mention honors. Peterson led UJ with 574 digs, which is the eighth-most in Jimmie history. Her 1398 career digs rank ninth on the all-time Jimmie list. In 2017, she led all players with 6.0 digs per set in NSAA conference matches. At this year’s national tournament, Peterson was sixth among all players with 6.3 digs per set.
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