11/20/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/20/2019 17:47
OLATHE, Kan. - As the Mount Mercy Women's Volleyball Team ended the 2019 season with a 21-12 overall record and finished 10-8 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference, four Mustangs earned all-conference honors. Maddie Bell (JR/Ely, Iowa), Kayla Daggett (JR/Madison, Wis.), Gabi Delsing (JR/Coralville, Iowa), and Abbi Tunis (JR/Davenport, Iowa) were named to Heart of America Athletic Conference all-conference teams by a vote of conference coaches.
Junior middle blocker, Bell, took the lone first-team spot for the Mustangs after tallying 419 kills with a .296 hitting percentage this season, which ranked her third and fourth in the conference respectively. Bell also totaled 102 blocks on the season making her a leading force at the net, both offensively and defensively.
Junior setter, Daggett, received a second-team vote after four Heart of America Setter of the Week accolades. Daggett averaged 9.8 assists per set, which led the conference. Daggett also ranked third in the conference with 54 service aces.
Junior defensive specialist, Delsing, earned herself a Third Team All-Conference spot after totaling 622 digs, which ranked second in the conference individually. Delsing averaged 4.8 digs per set as she collected two Heart of America Defender of the Week accolades this season.
Junior middle blocker, Tunis, nabbed an All-Conference Honorable Mention vote after collecting 196 kills and 87 blocks on the season.
2019 Heart of America Women's Volleyball Awards
Player & Setter of the Year - Trystin Luneckas (Grand View)
Attacker of the Year - Kasey Davis (Clarke)
Co-Defender of the Year - Eryn Russell (Evangel)
Co-Defender of the Year - Baylie Katcher (Evangel)
Co-Freshman of the Year - Krystal Brauner (Central Methodist)
Co-Freshman of the Year - Emily Box (Grand View)
Assistant Coach of the Year - Makani Cantor (Grand View)
Head Coach of the year - Coleman Lee (Central Methodist)