CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Amanda Hall had 15 kills and nine blocks to lead Shepherd to an 11-25, 25-21, 20-25, 25-20, 15-5 win over the University of Charleston (21-13) in the quarterfinals of the WVIAC Tournament on Thursday.
Kasey Mercier and Lauren Gardner each had 10 kills for the Rams (21-11), while Lauren Jeschelnik added 25 assists, Julie Robertson tallied 25 digs and Jane Thompson had 17 assists.
Shepherd will play Alderson-Broaddus (21-15) today at 5:30 p.m. in the tournament semifinals.
n Shepherd head coach Sarah Smith was selected as the WVIAC Coach of the Year, while Hall, a sophomore middle hitter, was named to the All-WVIAC first team and Emily McCoy was a second-team selection for the Rams. Robertson and Thompson were named honorable mentions and Gardner and Mercier were All-Freshman selections.
COLLEGE CROSS COUNTRY
Shippensburg's Spences honored
NEW ORLEANS --Â Shippensburg University's Steve Spence was named the Atlantic Region Cross Country Coach of the Year for both men and women after his Red Raiders swept the team titles last weekend at the region championships.