Three Wildcat Volleyball Players Receive All-NSIC Honors
Posted: 13 November, 2013
WAYNE - Middle hitter Alyssa Frauendorfer was named Freshman of the Year while Cori Hobbs and Leisa McClintock received All-Conference volleyball honors Wednesday afternoon as the Northern Sun Conference office in Burnsville, Minnesota released the 2013 NSIC All-Conference Volleyball Team as voted on by league coaches.
Frauendorfer and Hobbs each were named First Team All-NSIC while McClintock was a Second Team selection for the second straight season.
Frauendorfer, a 6-0 freshman middle hitter from Humphrey (Humphrey HS), averaged 2.85 kills and 0.85 blocks per game while hitting .355 in conference matches to rank third in the league this season. She has six straight matches of 10 or more kills and 10 matches with double digit kills in conference play this season. Frauendorfer was named NSIC Offensive Player of the Week on November 4th after posting back-to-back career highs in kills against #3 Minnesota Duluth and St. Cloud State. She had 18 kills and five blocks against UMD and added 20 kills the next day with five more blocks against SCSU.
Hobbs, a 6-0 senior outside hitter from Battle Creek (Battle Creek HS), earned First Team All-NSIC honors this season after being a Second Team choice last season. She leads WSC in hitting this season averaging 3.34 kills per game to go with 3.54 digs per game and has 14 double-doubles in 18 conference matches this year. Her 3.94 points per game in conference play ranks 10th in the league. Hobbs became the 15th Wildcat in school history to surpass 1,000 career kills this season and currently ranks 13th with 1,162 kills.
McClintock, a 5-7 sophomore setter from Sioux City, Iowa (Heelan HS), is a repeat Second Team All-NSIC selection this season for the Wildcats. Her average of 10.84 assists per game ranks seventh in the league during conference play. She also averaged 1.82 digs and 0.99 kills per set in conference play this season. Overall, McClintock has six double-doubles this season including one triple-double when she accounted for 15 kills, 39 assists and 11 digs in a 3-2 win over #11 Colorado School of Mines on September 6th.
Wayne State, ranked 20th in this week’s AVCA Division II Top 25 Coaches’ Poll, is 19-9 overall and 10-8 in the NSIC this season. The Wildcats close out the regular season this weekend with road games at the University of Mary Friday evening at 7 p.m. and Minot State Saturday at 6 p.m.