WATERTOWN, Wis. -- Twelve Sabercats have earned the honor of being the best in the NCCAA North Region for the 2019 season.
The awards were determined by a vote of the regional coaches and were announced at the various regional banquets, which took place last night and this morning.
Janke's award represents the fourth consecutive year that a libero from MBU has earned the title, and it is Janke's second consecutive Libero of the Year honor. This is Johnson's first time being named as the NCCAA North Region MVP.
Below is a breakdown of the awards:
|Gabrielle Carpenter||WVB||2nd Team||*|
|Hannah Evans||WSOC||Honorable Mention||*|
|Claire Hansel||WVB||1st Team||2018 1st-Team selection|
|McKenna Hendrickson||WSOC||1st Team||*|
|McKenzie Janke||WVB||Libero of the Year||2018 Libero of the Year|
|Karley Johnson||WVB||1st Team||Third career regional selection|
|Kelsey Johnson||WVB||Player of the Year||2018 1st-Team selection|
|Tim Kinzler||MSOC||1st Team||*|
|Amy Montgomery||WSOC||1st Team||*|
|Alexis Sponable||WSOC||1st Team||2018 1st-Team selection|
|Asa St. Lawrence||MSOC||1st Team||*|
|Zeke Steuerwald||MSOC||1st Team||2018 1st-Team selection|
* denotes first career regional selection
Each student-athlete that received a 1st-Team selection is eligible for an All-American selection, which is decided by the coaches at the upcoming NCCAA DII national tournaments.