OWINGS MILLS, MD (12/13/2016)-- Stevenson University women's volleyball player Trang Nguyen-Christensen, and the Mustangs beat Messiah College, earning the title of MAC Commonwealth Champions. This will be Stevenson's sixth year in a row, heading to the NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship.
Annika Schwartz, has been named the Championship MVP for the second year in a row, where she earned her 13th double-double, four kills, and three blocks. She has also been named an American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team member, and a MAC Commonwealth First Team All-Conference selection.
Moriah Savage, has been selected as a MAC Commonwealth Honorable Mention selection, while also being named an AVCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team member. She placed second on the team with 262 kills, and a .259 clip for the season.
Kristen Brooks, was not only selected as an AVCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team member, but was also chosen as a MAC Commonwealth Second Team member. She holds second place on the team in digs, with a total of 323, while recording 191 kills in 33 matches.
Deanna Bradbury, earned AVCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team member honors, as well as being named to the MAC Commonwealth First Team. She led the conference this season with 480 digs, averaging 4.9 digs per set.
Senior Sara Bollinger has also been named to the MAC Commonwealth Second Team, as well as being named All-Conference for the third time. She has an impressive total of 602 assists for the season, reaching her 3,000 career assist.
Freshman Victoria Prokic was an Honorable Mention selection, and leads the MAC Commonwealth conference with an impressive 97 blocks for the season, while also leading the team with a hitting percentage of .262.
Stevenson University is a coeducational, independent institution widely known for its unique synthesis of traditional liberal arts education and exceptional career preparation. The 4,200 students receive an innovative education from the six academic schools- Business and Leadership, Design, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Sciences, and Graduate and Professional Studies. Each student experiences individual attention from faculty members and extensive career preparation gained through real-world training. Two ideal locations just north of Baltimore, Maryland, in Stevenson and Owings Mills, make the University truly unique.