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Jeannin named to All-American team

By The Herald Staff | 12/5/2012

Ottawa University senior volleyball player Chrissie Jeannin was named an NAIA All-American. She was selected to the honorable mention squad.

She is the second Lady Brave volleyball player to be named an All-American. In 2002, Emily Foster earned honorable mention honors.

Ottawa University senior volleyball player Chrissie Jeannin was named an NAIA All-American. She was selected to the honorable mention squad.

She is the second Lady Brave volleyball player to be named an All-American. In 2002, Emily Foster earned honorable mention honors.

Jeannin was named the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference setter of the year and was a first team all-KCAC selection in a vote by the KCAC coaches. She was named KCAC player of the week twice and earned KCAC setter of the week three times this past season.

Jeannin helped lead Ottawa to the KCAC regular season and tournament championship with an overall record of 30-6. The Lady Braves went 18-0 in the KCAC regular season and won all three tournament matches. Ottawa advanced to the NAIA opening round tournament where the Lady Braves fell 3-1 to Bellevue, Neb.

Ottawa put together a 18-match winning streak heading into the NAIA tourney.

Jeannin compiled 104 kills, a hitting percentage of .314, 1,289 assists, 29 service aces, 266 digs and 54 blocks (two solo, 52 assisted) in her senior season. She ranks 12th in the NAIA in assists per set (10.7) and 30th in total assists.

Jeannin was a four-year starter for the Lady Braves.

Tabor senior Katie Vogts, who was the KCAC player of the year, was an honorable mention selection.

Vogts was the KCAC leader in points and kills finished the 2012 regular season 397 points, good for a 4.36 per set average, and 344 kills (3.78 per set). She also ranked 10th in the KCAC in hitting percentage .253, and had 232 digs.

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