Five women's volleyball players earn All-Conference honors
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Five women's volleyball players earn All-Conference honors
Cumberland's members of the All-Mid-South Conference teams

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland's Nicole Carey, Isabella Curcio, Harlee Kate Reid, and Sadie Edmontson earn All-Mid-South Conference Second-Team honors while Victoria Johnson earns Honorable Mention honors as announced Wednesday by the league office.

Senior Nicole Carey had an excellent season with the Phoenix, earning her a spot on the All-Mid-South Second Team. She led Cumberland in kills with 286 total on the season and a hitting percentage of .365, the 17th highest in the nation and second highest in the Mid-South. Carey also led the team in blocks with 111 on the year, the second-highest total in the Mid-South.

Junior Isabella Curcio joins Carey on the All-Mid-South Conference second team after a season where she recorded 267 kills across 36 matches, the third-highest mark on the team and 12th highest in the conference. Curcio also averaged 2.23 kills per set, which ranked her fourth on the team.

Sophomore Harlee Kate Reid transferred to Cumberland ahead of the 2021 season from the JUCO ranks and earned a spot on the All-Mid-South Conference Second Team in her first year with the program. Reid finished second on the team with 270 kills across 34 matches which slots her at 11th in the conference. The outside hitter also recorded 244 digs on the season, the third-highest total on the team.

Senior Sadie Edmontson earns a spot on the All-Mid-South Conference Second team after an amazing season to this point. The Libero had one of the third most digs in the nation, with 721 total. She also has the highest total in the conference, with 145 more than the second-best total of 576 by Life's Marin Black. Edmontson also has the third most service aces on the team and in the conference with 45 on the year.

Sophomore Victoria Johnson earns All-Mid-South Conference Honorable Mention honors after a season where she recorded 721 total assists across 36 matches, the fifth-highest mark in the conference. The Setter also had a solid season from the service line, where she led the Mid-South with 51 service aces. Johnson also recorded a triple-double this season in a match on the road against Bethel.

14 women's volleyball student-athletes earned Academic All-Conference honors given to students of at least sophomore classification with above a 3.25-grade point average.

As a team, the Phoenix finished the season with a program record of 27 wins and nine losses. Cumberland Also went 11-5 in the Mid-South which gives them the fifth seed in the Mid-South Conference tournament.

The Phoenix takes on the 12th seeded Pikeville Bears in the first round of the Mid-South Conference tournament on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. in Bowling Green, Ky.

 

2021 Mid-South Conference Volleyball All-Conference Honors

 

Regular Season Champions

Life University

   

Player of the Year

Emily Mohs – Thomas More University

Setter of the Year

Jessie Prichard – Life University

Defender of the Year 

Marin Black – Life University

Freshman of the Year

Cierra Merrick – Campbellsville University

Head Coach of the Year

Steve Wilcosky – Life University

Assistant Coach of the Year

Carlos Soler – Life University



First Team All-Conference (Listed in Alphabetical Order)

 

Name

School

Johanna Alcantara

Lindsey Wilson College

Marin Black

Life University

Lily Chapman

University of the Cumberlands

Salma Gonzalez-Sosa

Campbellsville University

Fayola Louis

Life University

Paige Merrick

Campbellsville University

Emily Mohs

Thomas More University

Jessie Prichard

Life University

Lena Pucnik

Life University

Camryn Rich

Lindsey Wilson College

Macie Rhoads

Shawnee State University

Brianna Turner

University of Tennessee Southern

Radaisy Valdez

Lindsey Wilson College

Mary Zimmerman

Life University



Second Team All-Conference (Listed in Alphabetical Order)

 

Name

School

Emilee Brown

Life University

Nicole Carey

Cumberland University

Isabella Curcio

Cumberland University

Kacey Donegan

Freed-Hardeman University

Sadie Edmonston

Cumberland University

Madison Evans

Life University

Sonia Flendrich

Campbellsville University

Hunter Keller

Georgetown College

Lauren Larzelere

Lindsey Wilson College

Sawyer Lorentz

Thomas More University

Hannah McGowan

Bethel University

Cierra Merrick

Campbellsville University

Harlee Kate Reid

Cumberland University

Alexis Smith

Lindsey Wilson College




Honorable Mention All-Conference (Listed in Alphabetical Order)

 

Name

School

Juliet Banks

University of the Cumberlands

Madison Bidwell

Lindsey Wilson College

Asia Ferrando

Thomas More University

Victoria Johnson

Cumberland University

Kaitlyn Lund

University of Tennessee Southern

Kameshia Moxley

Bethel University

Maca Ruiz

University of Tennessee Southern

 

Academic All-Conference

 

Karrigan Bludworth

Cumberland University

Nicole Carey

Cumberland University

Cheyenne Corey

Cumberland University

Isabella Curcio

Cumberland University

Sadie Edmonston

Cumberland University

Lauren Galvan

Cumberland University

Victoria Johnson

Cumberland University

Shea Moore

Cumberland University

Harlee Kate Reid

Cumberland University

Bianca Rodriguez

Cumberland University

Taylor Snow

Cumberland University

Alexandra Trull

Cumberland University

Caroline Vicentine

Cumberland University

Faith Weitzel

Cumberland University