Lady Spikers Earn Postseason Awards
Alfred State College sophomore volleyball players Mandy Bush (Altoona, PA) and Meghan Kraus (Trumansburg) have been named All-Region. While Bush, Kraus, and Kay Pfleghardt (Tioga) were named All-WNYAC.
Bush appeared in 124 of the Lady Pioneers 129 games played. She passed out 903 assists (7.28/game), collected 253 digs (2.04/game), and recorded 99 kills (0.8/game). She also recorded 32 service aces and 32 blocks. Bush was a 2nd team All-Region selection and a 1st team All-WNYAC choice.
Kraus led the Lady Pioneers with 421 kills on the year (3.26/game) as she played in all 129 games this season. She added 327 digs (2.53/game), 69 aces (0.5/game) and 14 blocks. Kraus was a 2nd team selection on both the All-Region and All-WNYAC team. In 2010, Kraus was a 2nd team All-WNYAC choice.
Pfleghardt was a 3rd team All-WNYAC selection following an impressive freshman campaign. She appeared in all 129 games and recorded 324 digs (2.51/game), 278 kills (2.16/game), and 41 aces. She also chipped in 17 blocks on the year.
The Lady Pioneers finished their season with a 23-17 mark and advanced to the Region III Division III Tournament for the eighth straight year. The program has now recorded 20 or more win in each of the last six seasons.