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Jackson Native Named TranSouth Volleyball Freshman of the Year
Four Named All-Conference

JACKSON, Tenn. - 11/10/2005 -

PULASKI, Tenn. – The 2005 TranSouth All-Conference volleyball teams were announced Thursday as a part of the TranSouth volleyball tournament at Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tennessee. The first team consisted of twelve players, and the second team of six. Also named were TranSouth Player, Newcomer, Freshman, and Coach of the year awards.

Taking Player of the year honors was Renata Pedreria of Freed-Hardeman University. Pedreria led the TranSouth in kills per game (5.4) in helping her team to a second place finish in the conference. Amanda Hutchison of Union University – the TranSouth leader in blocks per game (1.4) – was named TranSouth Freshman of the year, while LaKenya Wrightsil and Rose Majors-Powell of the TranSouth champion Martin Methodist College RedHawks were named Newcomer and Coach of the year respectively.

The rest of the 2005 All-TranSouth Teams are as Follows:

FIRST TEAM
Renata Pedreria - Freed-Hardeman  Player of the Year
Fabiana Lima - Martin Methodist
Karina Souza - Freed-Hardeman
LaKenya Wrightsil - Martin Methodist   Newcomer
of the Year
Amanda Hutchison - Union University  
Freshman of the Year
Debbie Perry - Cumberland
Monica Schirmer - Union University
Susie Harper - Lyon College
Daria Paunovic - Lyon College

Brittany
Johnson - Freed-Hardeman
Valerie Hicks - Trevecca Nazarene
Sofia Zuluaga - Martin Methodist

Rose Majors-Powell - Martin Methodist    Coach of the Year

SECOND TEAM
Alison Sablick - Lyon College
Taina Ovchinnikov - Trevecca Nazarene
Edith Mendoza - Union University
Purity Ogolla -
Union University
Angela Medvid - Cumberland
Randal Prince - Freed-Hardeman

ACADEMIC ALL-TRANSOUTH*

Cumberland – Megan Corbin, Macey Denney, Danielle Green, Julie Hamilton, Rachel Hearn, Kara Jarboe, Courtney Martin, Debbie Perry, Angela Wilson, Michelle Wright, Rachel Vanderburg

Freed-Hardeman – Renata Pedreria, Randal Prince, Karina Souza

Lyon College – Alyson Boone, Susie Harper, Madeline Homer, Alison Sablick, Daria Paunovic

Martin Methodist – LaKenya Wrightsil

Trevecca Nazarene – Valerie Hicks, Monica Johnsen, Taina Ovchinnikov, Victoria Phillips, Christina Stanley

Union University – Lindsay Holmes, Katie Kulow, Monica Schirmer

*To be on the Academic All-TranSouth team, players must be at least a Sophomore academically and have a 3.0 GPA or better.


Steven Aldridge
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