Huntingdon’s Eason and Carter earn All-Conference volleyball recognition
The two volleyball players were each named All-Conference and will receive their awards this weekend at the GSAC tournament at Piedmont College. This is the second straight year Eason and Carter have been named All-Conference.
"I am very proud of Alyssa and Abby," Huntingdon volleyball coach Megan Aiello said. "They have worked very hard, not only this season, but in their four years at Huntingdon. I am proud that they are being recognized by the GSAC for their accomplishments."
Eason leads the Hawks with 714 assists this season and is second with 289 digs and 26 aces. Carter leads the team with 72 blocks, is second with 184 kills and has 117 digs and 23 aces this season.
Huntingdon (10-24) plays Agnes Scott in the quarterfinals at noon on Friday. The winner will play top-seeded Maryville in the semifinals at 5 p.m. Friday. The GSAC championship is set for Saturday at noon.
2011 GSAC Volleyball Award Honorees
Player of the Year: Kristin Findley, Maryville
Freshman of the Year: Jennifer Opper, Piedmont
Libero of the Year: Paige Eslinger, Piedmont
Coach of the Year: Julie Moses, LaGrange
Kristin Findley (Maryville) Erica Adams (Covenant), Katie Covington (LaGrange), Jessie Jakes (Covenant), Morgan Bender (Agnes Scott), Teri Lind (Maryville), Kristin Dahlstrand (Covenant), Alyssa Eason (Huntingdon),Erin McKinstry (LaGrange), Katherine Nadler (Maryville), Hallye Jerkins (Piedmont), Kara Strickland (Maryville), Abby Carter (Huntingdon), Paige Eslinger (Piedmont), Crystal Colvin (LaGrange), Randi Roppolo (Salem)
Jennifer Opper (Piedmont), Lauren Bonee (Maryville), Kaitlin Norman (Piedmont), Ashley Corona (LaGrange), Shelli Sherman (Agnes Scott), Mary Ann Washichek (LaGrange), Ericka McGriff (Spelman), Brittani Stewart (Salem)