Six locals named all-UIC
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 6:45 AM
Four Warriors and two Trojans were named to the All-Upper Iowa Conference volleyball team, released early this week.
Sumner-Fred was crowned the conference champion, going undefeated in league play during the season and at the tournament. South Winn earned third while Turkey Valley was sixth.
South Winn senior Micole Lansing and junior Becca Franzen were named first team honorees.
Lansing was named first team in 2012 and second team in 2011. Coming off winter knee surgery, Lansing was strong on the court for the Warriors. She was second on the team in kills with 170. She also provided 540 attack attempts for a .187 kill efficiency. At the service line, she had a .940 serving efficenciy, second best on the team, by going 172-for-183 with 23 aces. She also had 176 digs, most on the team with a 2.17 average per set.
Franzen garnered second team honors last year. Franzen led the team in assists with 592, averaging 7.13 per set. She also provided 121 digs (1.46 per set) and 39 blocks. She led the team in serving efficiency at .942 with a 291-for-309 season. She also had 51 aces and 65 kills.
South Winn junior Brittany Shindelar and Turkey Valley sophomore Kayla Schaufenbuel were named second team honorees. Both are honored for the first time in their careers.
Shindelar led the team in kills with 203 and in attack attempts with 549, with a .158 kill efficiency. Shindelar served 114-for-137 with 11 aces. Shindelar also had 77 digs and 26 total blocks.
Schaufenbuel led the Trojans in kills with 186. She also had 425 attack attempts, posting a .376 kill efficiency. At the service line she had a .960 serve efficiency, going 191-for-199 with 32 aces. In addition, Schaufenbuel had 94 blocks (53 assisted, 41 solo), most in the conference by 20 blocks and in the top-10 in all of Class 1A.
South Winn senior Megan Elsbernd and Turkey Valley senior Allison Kuennen garnered honorable mention
Elsbernd was second on the team in total blocks with 32 (25 assists, seven solo). She also provided 98 kills and 309 attack attempts, for a .129 kill efficiency. This is her first conference honor.
Kuennen, who last year was named honorable mention, was second on the team in blocks with 38 (23 assisted, 15 solo). She also had 138 kills with 363 attack attempts (.259 kill efficiency).