Wedel is GPAC Volleyball player of the year

November 20, 2019 10:54am

(Sioux City, Iowa) The 2019 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Volleyball All-Conference Team has been selected.

Anna Wedel from Northwestern was selected as the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Player-of-the-Year. Kyle Van Den Bosch from Northwestern was named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Coach-of-the-Year. Northwestern won the regular season championship for 2019, while Jamestown was the tournament champion of the GPAC. Northwestern, Jamestown, Concordia, and Morningside have all advanced to the final site at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa. College of Saint Mary will play in the opening round of the NAIA National Tournament on Saturday, November 23. The GPAC All-Conference teams were selected by the league coaches.

GPAC Volleyball First Team 2019 (listed alphabetically)

Amber Anderson OH College of Saint Mary Sr. Omaha, Neb.

Tara Callahan S Concordia Jr. Brady, Neb.

Makenzie Fink RS Northwestern Jr. Lanark, Ill.

Taliyah Flores L Midland So. Papillion, Neb.

Rebecca Frick OH Dakota Wesleyan Sr. Yankton, SD

Emma Gerber MB Morningside Sr. Worthington, Minn.

AJ Kacmarynski OH Northwestern Jr. Pella, Iowa

Britta Knudson MB Jamestown Sr. Bismarck, ND

Ally Krommendyk MB Dordt Sr. Hamburg, Minn.

Allison Kuenle OH Doane Sr. North Platte, Neb.

Emmie Noyd MB Concordia Sr. Shelby, Neb.

Lacey Wacker S Northwestern Jr. Jackson, Minn.

*Anna Wedel OH Northwestern Jr. Maurice, Iowa

Isabel Wedell RS Jamestown Sr. Ellendale, ND

*Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Volleyball Player-of-the-Year:

Anna Wedel, Northwestern

GPAC Volleyball Libero-of-the-Year:

Taliyah Flores, Midland

GPAC Volleyball Setter-of-the-Year:

Lacey Wacker, Northwestern

GPAC Volleyball Freshman-of-the-Year:

Camryn Opfer, Concordia

Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Volleyball Coach-of-the-Year:

Kyle Van Den Bosch, Northwestern

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GPAC Volleyball Second Team 2019 (listed alphabetically)

Alexis Dale MB Doane Sr. Ravenna, Neb.

Sydney Ellingson L Jamestown Jr. Langdon, ND

Brooke Fredrickson OH Midland So. North Bend, Neb.

Kayla Harris L Morningside So. Dakota City, Neb.

Maggie Hiatt MB Midland Jr. Springfield, Neb.

Anna Holen OH Jamestown So. Lamoure, ND

Bekah Horstman MB Northwestern So. Pella, Iowa

Camryn Opfer OH Concordia Fr. Seward, Neb.

Payton Robley L College of Saint Mary Sr. Bee, Neb.

Corina Ruud MB Jamestown Jr. Breezy Point, Minn.

Emily Van Ginkel MB Northwestern Jr. Rock Valley, Iowa

Karsyn Winterfeld OH Dordt So. Sioux Center, Iowa

Grace Whitlaw MB Briar Cliff Sr. Fort Calhoun, Neb.

Krista Zenk OH Morningside Jr. LeMars, Iowa

Honorable Mention

Dordt Jessi DeJager (MB), Hannah Connelly (L), Megan Raszler (S)

Northwestern Emily Stasser (L), Ann Pater (DS)

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