DeVries Earns Second All-American Honor of Her Career
Courtesy: New Mexico State University  
Release:  12/15/2010

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced the 30th annual AVCA Division I All-American Teams for women's volleyball, Wednesday, Dec. 15.  Junior setter Jennah DeVries earned her second AVCA All-American honor has she was named to the honorable mention team.

DeVries, a native of Sedalia, Colo., earned the honor for the second consecutive year and is only the second NM State volleyball player to earn multiple All-American honors.  Kim Oguh was named an All-American from 2005-07.

"We're really proud of Jennah," head coach Mike Jordan said.  "She's a great setter and a great person.  She works hard and earned this type of recognition."

She led the Aggies and was second in the Western Athletic Conference with 11.06 assists per set.  Dani Mafua of Hawai'i, was also named an honorable mention selection.  Mafua didn't have many more assists than DeVries as she averaged 11.19 per set.

DeVries continues to impress everyone and continues to move up the record's ladder with 2,833 assists in her career. She is now No. 6 on the all-time list passing Jill Hendry who played for NM State from 1987-88. She is now behind Jessica Rombach (1996-99) who posted 3,031 assists in her career while Christine Jinbo tallied 4,294 from 1993-96 to sit atop the all-time list.


Player             Institution             Pos.             Yr.              Ht.             Hometown

Rachael Adams             The University of Texas             MB             Jr.             6'2             Cincinnati, Ohio

Ashley Benson #             Indiana University             MB             Sr.             6'3             Bloomington, Indiana

Blair Brown *@             Penn State University             RS/Opp.             Sr.             6'5             Purcellville, Virginia

Kanani Danielson *%             University of Hawai'i             OH             Jr.             5'10             Ewa Beach, Hawai'i

Brooke Delano ^             University of Nebraska             MB             Jr.             6'4             Bellevue, Nebraska

Juliann Faucette #!             The University of Texas             OH             Sr.             6'2             San Diego, California

Victoria Henson #             Iowa State University             OH             Sr.             5'11             Leavenworth, Kansas

Alex Jupiter #             Univ. of Southern California             OH             Jr.             6'3             Paris, France

Alix Klineman ^$+             Stanford University             OH             Sr.             6'4             Manhattan Beach, California

Cassidy Lichtman *             Stanford University             S/H             Sr.             6'1             Poway, California

Carli Lloyd ^@             University of California             S             Sr.             5'11             Bonsall, California

Kelly Murphy ^%             University of Florida             S/H             Jr.             6'2             Wilmington, Illinois

Tarah Murrey             University of California             OH             Jr.             6'3             El Cerrito, California

Arielle Wilson *@             Penn State University             MB             Sr.             6'3             Broadview, Illinois


Player             Institution             Pos.             Yr.             Ht.             Hometown

Kendall Bateman             Univ. of Southern California             S             Jr.             5'11             Manhattan Beach, California

Kindra Carlson ^             University of Washington             RS/Opp.             Sr.             6'1             Eaton, Colorado

Lindsay Fletemier #             University of Dayton             MB             Sr.             6'6             Garden City, Michigan

Tyler Henderson             University of Tulsa             OH             So.             5'10             Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Brittany Hewitt             University of Hawai'i             MB             So.             6'3             Eagle, Idaho

Lindsey Licht             University of Nebraska             RS/Opp.             Sr.             6'5             Aurora, Colorado

Deja McClendon             Penn State University             OH             Fr.             6'1             Louisville, Kentucky

Sabel Moffett             Northwestern University             MB             Sr.             6'0             Temecula, California

Stephanie Niemer             University of Cincinnati             OH             Sr.             6'2             Erlanger, Kentucky

Bre Payton             University of Northern Iowa             S             Jr.             5'9             Waterloo, Iowa

Becky Perry             University of Washington             OH             Sr.             6'2             Austin, Texas

Colleen Ward             University of Illinois             OH             Jr.             6'2             Naperville, Illinois

Hannah Werth             University of Nebraska             OH             So.             6'1             Springfield, Illinois

Lexi Zimmerman *@             University of Michigan             S             Sr.             5'10             Barrington, Illinois




Player             Institution             Pos.             Yr.             Ht.             Hometown

Gabi Ailes             Stanford University             DS/Lib.             Sr.             5'7             Bellevue, Nebraska

Brianne Barker             University of Oklahoma             S             Jr.             5'9             Amarillo, Texas

Michelle Bartsch             University of Illinois             RS/Opp.             Jr.             6'3             Maryville, Illinois

Ellie Blankenship             University of Northern Iowa             DS/Lib.             Sr.             5'10             Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Lane Carico             University of Miami             OH             Jr.             5'11             Manhattan Beach, California

Kellie Catanach             Duke University             S             Jr.             6'2             Tampa, Florida

Nikki Fowler             University of Tennessee             RS/Opp.             Sr.             6'2             Dallas, Texas

Hillary Haen             University of Illinois             S             Sr.             5'10             Crystal Lake, Illinois

Jaclyn Hart             Purdue University             S             Sr.             6'1             Palos Hills, Illinois

Alex Hunt             University of Michigan             OH             Jr.             6'0             Granger, Indiana

Jennifer Keddy             Cal Poly             MB             So.             6'4             Missoula, Montana

Ashley Mass *%             Iowa State University             DS/Lib.             Sr.             5'8             Muskego, Wisconsin

Regina Thomas             University of Mississippi             MB             Jr.             6'0             Richardson, Texas

Lauren Williams             Univ. of Southern California             MB             Jr.             6'4             Houston, Texas

* indicates 2009 AVCA First-Team All-America selection

^ indicates 2009 AVCA Second-Team All-America selection

# indicates 2009 AVCA Third-Team All-America selection

$ indicates 2008 AVCA First-Team All-America selection

@ indicates 2008 AVCA Second-Team All-America selection

% indicates 2008 AVCA Third-Team All-America selection

! indicates 2007 AVCA First-Team All-America selection

+ indicates 2007 AVCA Second-Team All-America selection

2010 Division I AVCA Freshman of the Year: Deja McClendon, Penn State, OH

2010 Division I AVCA Player of the Year: Announced at AVCA All-America/Players of the Year Banquet presented by Zamst on Dec. 17, 2010




2010 AVCA Division I Honorable Mention All-America

Sandra Adeleye (Clemson, MB, So.)

Paola Ampudia (Missouri, OH, Sr.)

Lola Arslanbekova (Louisville, OH, So.)

Cara Baarendsa (Virginia Tech, RS/Opp., So.)

Ashley Beyer (Marquette, OH, Jr.)

Lauren Bledsoe (Florida, MB, Sr.)

Allie Boaz (South Florida, RS/Opp., Sr.)

Megan Bober 9Creighton, S, So.)

Becci Burling (Duke, MB, Sr.)

Michelle Burow (Northern Iowa, MB, Jr.)

Lucy Charuk (Houston, MB, Jr.)

Jordan Clampitt (Tulsa, S, So.)

Nancy Cole (Rice, MB, So.)

Jennah DeVries (New Mexico State, S, Jr.)

Holly Evans (Morehead State, RS/Opp., Sr.)

Annie Fesl (Cincinnati, S, Sr.)

Katie Gallagher (Miami, S, Jr.)

Greta Gibboney (Delaware, DS/Lib., Sr.)

Kaylie Gibson (North Carolina, DS/Lib., Jr.)

Rabbecka Gonyo (Marquette, MB, Sr.)

Jessica Granquist (Minnesota, DS/Lib., Jr.)

Christiana Gray (Duke, MB, So.)

Altrese Hawkins (Memphis, MB, So.)

Kim Hill (Pepperdine, MB, Jr.)

Leah Hinkey (Tennessee, MB, Sr.)

Liz Homan (Duquesne, MB, Jr.)

Kristy Jaeckel (Florida, OH, Jr.)

Kayla Jeter (Tennessee, OH, Jr.)

Naomi Johnson (Northwestern, MB, Sr.)

Correy Johnson (California, RS/Opp., So.)

Alex Kelly (Lipscomb, MB, Sr.)

Nikki Klingsporn (Marquette, S, Sr.)

Izabela Kozon (Middle Tennesee State, OH, Sr.)

Tracey Lam (Rice, DS/Lib., Sr.)

Caitlin Ledoux (Long Beach State, OH, Jr.)

Dani Mafua (Hawai'i, S, Sr.)

Liz McArthur (Utah State, OH, Jr.)

Monique Mead (Georgia Tech, RS/Opp., So.)

Lisa Meeter (New Mexico, OH, Sr.)

Ashley Mell (Southern Mississippi, OH, Jr.)

Jade Michaelsen (New Mexico, S, Sr.)

Kelley Michnowicz (Missouri State, RS/Opp., Jr.)

Danielle Minch (Colorado State, OH, Sr.)

Stacy Oladinni (Middle Tennesee State, MB, Jr.)

Stefine Pease (Lipscomb, S, Sr.)

Meghan Plourde (Colorado State, MB, So.)

Dana Powell (Southern Methodist, OH, Jr.)

Lauren Rapp (Kentucky, RS/Opp., Sr.)

Callie Rivers (Florida, OH, Sr.)

Amanda Robertson (Duke, RS/Opp., Jr.)

Taylor Root (Valparaiso, DS/Lib., So.)

Bianca Rowland (Washington, MB, Jr.)

Gwen Rucker (Louisville, MB, Jr.)

Erin Saddler (Cal State Fullerton, OH, Sr.)

Stacey Schmidt (UC Santa Barbara, RS/Opp.,Jr.)

Kerri Schuh (Wisconsin-Milwaukee, RS/Opp., Jr.)

Jordanne Scott (Cincinnati, MB, So.)

Sam Serley (UAB, MB, So.)

Kelsea Seymour (Southern Mississippi, S, Jr.)

Jamie  Straube (Iowa State, MB, So.)

Melanie Stutsman (Western Kentucky, S, Fr.)

Mary Ashley Tippins (Georgia Tech, S, Sr.)

Ali Troost San Diego (RS/Opp., Sr.)

Dana Vargas (UC Santa Barbara, S, Sr.)

Stephanie Vorherr (Xavier, DS/Lib., So.)

Angelina Waterman (American, OH, Sr.)

Lauren Wicinski (Northern Illinois, OH, Fr.)

Felecia Willoughby (Virginia Tech, MB, Sr.)

Jessica Wolfe (Butler, OH, Sr.)

Jessica Yanz (Dayton, S, Sr.)

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