Loop, Shaffer & Kiekover among 17 honorees from 2016-17
The amount of medal winners increased by four from the previous year
Marshall places second-most student-athletes on list among league schools
Most Honorees in a single season since 2007
Marshall has had at least two student-athletes selected for five-straight years
Appeared in 28 matches, starting in 25 … played 100 sets … named All-Conference USA first team and was an AVCA South Region Honorable Mention … chosen to the All-C-USA Academic team ... became the eighth Herd member to record 1,000 career kills … selected to the Toledo/ASICS All-Tournament team with a combined 14 kills, six digs and five blocks … finished the season with 246 kills, 71 blocks, 61 digs and 11 aces … had a season-high 17 kills in a five-set win over Charlotte (Nov. 6) … set a career-high .714 hitting percentage with 16 kills at Bowling Green (Sept. 7) … had a season-best eight blocks against Florida Atlantic (Oct. 30) … averaged 2.98 points, 2.46 kills and 0.71 blocks per set.
AS A JUNIOR (2015)
Appeared and started in all 30 matches … played 121 sets … named to the All-Conference USA first team and All-Academic teams … member of the Fairfield Invitational and Panthers Invitational all-tournament teams … had the second-best hitting percentage in a single season in Marshall history with .402 … had 329 kills, second on the team … led the team in blocks with 76 … had a season-high 20 kills against Boston College (Sept. 5) … set a season high in blocks with seven at UAB (Oct. 30) … recorded double-digit kills 16 times … led Conference USA in hitting percentage with .416 … averaged 2.72 kills and 0.63 blocks per set ... received the C-USA Scholar Athlete of the Year award ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and awarded the C-USA Academic Medal.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014)
Appeared and started in all 32 matches ... named C-USA Offensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 29 after recording 45 kills and a .434 hitting percentage during the week ... first on squad with 338 kills, third with 71 blocks 21 service aces ... recorded a team and personal-high .667 hitting percentage on Oct. 1 vs. WVU ... Posted an above. 300 hitting percentage in 16 matches, including three above .600 and four above .400 ... achieved a career-high 19 kills in Herd's comeback win against Rice on Nov. 13 ... named to Conference USA Second Team and named to C-USA All-Academic Team ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and awarded the C-USA Academic Medal.
AS A FRESHMAN (2013)
Appeared in 28 matches, starting in 21 ... played 104 sets, recording 240 kills on the season ... had ten games where she recorded at least 10 kills, including a team-high 23 on 9/02 versus EKU ... recorded a .636 hitting efficiency in her second collegiate match on 8/31 versus Montana ... led team with 81 total blocks ... awarded Marshall Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Sept. 2 ... recorded 15 service aces on the season ... also recorded 71 digs during her freshman campaign ... awarded the C-USA Academic Medal and named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
PRIOR TO MARSHALL
Played for Forest Hill Northern High School in Grand Rapids, Mich.and competed for Dead Frog Volleyball Club out of Kalamazoo, Mich. ... selected to the Michigan All-State team twice and to the all-conference team her last three seasons ... named to the all-area team her freshman year ... she finished her high school career with 926 kills, 348 blocks, 109 service aces, and 253 digs ... averaged 6.3 kills per set, 1.36 blocks per set, 4.42 digs per set and nearly an ace per set during her senior campaign ... led her club team to a fifth place finish in the 2012 AAU Nationals ... helped that team to two champion titles in the AAU Lakeshore Volleyfest ... she added championship titles at the Showcase Tournament and JVA World Challenge in 2011.
Majoring in cell molecular medical biology ... President of Marshall SAAC.