Four Lions Earn All-ACAA Honors

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HANCOCK, Mich. (WLUC) – Seniors Nicole Anderson, Shannon Anderson, Marina Dalton and Jessie Diaz earned All-ACAA (American Collegiate Athletic Association) honors. Members of the ACAA are Alfred State, Finlandia, Mills, Mount Mary, Pine Manor, Pratt, SUNY-Delhi, Thomas More and Valley Forge.

Diaz earned first team honors, N. Anderson and S. Anderson were named to second team and Dalton was honorable mention.

Diaz led the ACAA with 5.47 digs per set and was second in total digs (602 – School Record). She had double-digit digs in 29 matches with a school record high of 37 vs. Knox (Sept. 14) and Mount Mary (Sept. 29). Diaz leaves as the all-time leader in digs (1611) and fifth in sets played (381).

N. Anderson led the team in assists (7.45 per set) and service aces (41) and was second in digs (2.50 per set). She with third in the ACAA in assists and 834 total assists and assist average rank among the top three in school history. N. Anderson set the career record for assists with 2120.

S. Anderson ranked among the top three on the team in kills, aces and digs. She came on strong at the end of the season with 2.94 kills and 3.02 digs per set over the last eight matches.

Dalton led the team in kills (265), hitting percentage (.217) and total blocks (48). She had 11 matches with at least 10 kills. Dalton ranks among the top five career in seven categories including second in kills (798), hitting percentage and sets played (419).