WSC's Hobbs Named AVCA Div. II All-America Honorable Mention
Posted: 04 December, 2012
WAYNE - Cori Hobbs of Wayne State College was named Monday morning to the AVCA Division II Honorable Mention All-America Team. The 32nd annual AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) All-America Teams for NCAA Division II women’s volleyball were released Monday morning by the coaches’ association office in Lexington, Kentucky.
Hobbs, a 6-0 junior outside hitter from Battle Creek, Nebraska (Battle Creek HS), averaged 3.21 kills and 3.17 digs per set this season for the 22-10 Wildcats and was selected First Team AVCA All-Central Region and Second Team All-Northern Sun Conference. She finished the season with 16 double-doubles and had five straight double-doubles to end the regular season, highlighted by 20 kills and 14 digs in a 3-1 win at Upper Iowa on November 9th. Hobbs also had 18 kills and 20 digs in a 3-1 win over then #1 Nebraska-Kearney on October 10th.
Wayne State College finished the 2012 season with a record of 22-10 overall, finishing fourth in the NSIC with a 14-6 league mark. The Wildcats advanced to the NCAA Division II National Tournament for an eighth straight season before falling to eventual Central Region champion Concordia-St. Paul 3-0 last Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Central Regional in St. Paul, Minnesota.