LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Mackenzie Gass was voted Honorable Mention All-Mid-South Conference and eighth Cumberland players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Friday in Louisville, Ky.
Gass led the Bulldogs with 300 kills this season, 11th best in the Mid-South, averaging 2.65 kills per set, which ranks 15th in the league. The Collierville, Tenn., native also collected 60 digs and 42 total blocks in 113 sets of action this season. Gass finished the season with 15 double-figure kill matches, including 19 versus Lindenwood University-Belleville on September 22 and 16 in the season finale earlier this week against St. Catharine College.
Cumberland had the second most MSC Scholar-Athletes, trailing Lindsey Wilson’s 10 and tying the University of Rio Grande. A total of 62 conference volleyball players were honored. Student-athletes must maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average and must have achieved at least sophomore academic status to be eligible for the award.
2012 First Team All-Mid-South Conference
Rinata Aisena, Campbellsville Univ.
Sarah Anderson, Lindsey Wilson
Laura DeGear, Campbellsville Univ.
Courtney Doyle, Lindsey Wilson
Rachel Eubanks, Georgetown College
Caraline Maher, Georgetown College
Kelly Moyer, Campbellsville Univ.
Alex Pohl, Shawnee State
Stacey Sebald, Univ. of the Cumberlands
Erin Sherman, Univ. of Rio Grande
Whitney Smith, Univ. of Rio Grande
Andrea Taylor, Lindsey Wilson
Allyson Wilbourn, Georgetown College
Kirsti Yates, Shawnee State
2012 Honorable Mention All-Mid-South Conference
Mackenzie Gass, Cumberland Univ.
Kristi Hager, Lindsey Wilson
Chelsea Hendrix, Univ. of the Cumberlands
Rebecca Just, St. Catharine College
Lindsey Martindale, Georgetown College
Rebekah Moore, Georgetown College
Kailey Moorhead, Lindsey Wilson
Jasmine Morrow, Bluefield College
Corri Muha, Georgetown College
Randa Murphy, St. Catharine College
Allie Southard, St. Catharine College
Daiane Souza, Campbellsville Univ.
Kira Stewart, Campbellsville Univ.
Paige Zelich, Shawnee State
2012 Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes
Samantha Bozarth – 3.83, Business
Rylee Butler – 3.51, Biology
Caitlin Carlander – 3.34, History
Karli Collins, 3.80, Athletic Training
Mackenzie Gass – 3.63, Health and Human Performance
Meghan Gass – 3.76, Sports Management
Jenna Pavan – 3.90, Management
Amanda Wiseman – 3.77, Biology