Tech's Christensen Named to 2009 Volleyball All-Conference First-Team
After leading the conference in kills in 2009, junior outside hitter
Megan Christensen was selected to the all-conference first-team. (photo
by Kelly Caleb)
PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon Tech junior outside hitter Megan Christensen (Klamath Falls, Ore.) was named to the all-conference first-team, the league office announced on Monday. Christensen was an honorable mention selection as a sophomore. Christensen led the Cascade Conference with 303 kills in 2009, averaging 3.33 kills/set on the season. Christensen also ranked second on the team in digs/set (2.64) and in service aces with 21.
Senior middle hitter Grace Deboodt of Eastern Oregon and junior outside hitter Naomi Reimer have been voted the CCC's Co-Players of the Year. The College of Idaho's Liz Mendiola, along with Southern Oregon's Josh Rohlfing, who each guided the respective teams to a share of the CCC's regular-season volleyball title, were named Co-Coaches of the Year by their peers.
Deboodt (Prineville, Ore.), was named to her third-straight all-conference first-team and led the Mountaineers to their second-straight post-season appearance. A junior outside hitter from Killarney, Manitoba, Reimer was selected to her second consecutive All-CCC first-team and helped the Yotes to their fourth-straight regular-season conference title.
The College of Idaho's Whitney Owen was named the CCC's Defensive Specialist/Libero of the Year. Owen, a junior from Caldwell, Idaho, averaged 5.41 digs per set during the regular season. Outside hitter Chelsea Hartman of Southern Oregon, a junior from Lebanon, Ore., was voted the league's Newcomer of the Year.
CO-PLAYERS OF THE YEAR: Grace Deboodt, Sr., Eastern Oregon; Naomi Reimer, Jr., College of Idaho
DEFENSIVE SPECIALIST/LIBERO OF THE YEAR: Whitney Owen, Jr., College of Idaho
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: Chelsea Hartman, Jr., Southern Oregon
Pos. Name Institution Cl.
OH Chandra Baskoro Corban (Ore.) Fr.
OH Leah Bergstrom Southern Oregon Jr.
OH Megan Christensen Oregon Tech Jr.
M/OH Grace Deboodt Eastern Oregon Sr.
OH Raluca Dinca Concordia (Ore.) Jr.
OH Leah Gradwohl Warner Pacific (Ore.) Sr.
OH Lauren Holtz Northwest (Wash.) Jr.
RS/S Jessica Lea Eastern Oregon So.
S Madie Machurek College of Idaho Jr.
L Whitney Owen College of Idaho Jr.
M Heather Porter Southern Oregon Jr.
S/OH Naomi Reimer College of Idaho Jr.
OH Leanne Stennett Southern Oregon Jr.
Opp Mariana Toscano Concordia (Ore.) Sr.
Cassie Bishop, Jr., Northwest Christian;
Meghan De La Rosa, Jr., Evergreen,
Marcella Hernandez, Sr., College of Idaho;
Chelsea Hartman, Jr., Southern Oregon;
Skyler Kamaka, So., Concordia;
Jessie Link, Sr., College of Idaho
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