November 24, 2009

Justice and Rocha Receive All-Southeast Region Honors

BANNER ELK, N.C. - Whitney Justice earned First Team All-Southeast Region according to the AVCA and Second Team All-Southeast Region according to Daktronics and Luana Rocha, earned First Team All-Southeast Region from the AVCA for the Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team.

The AVCA is voted on by the Southeast Region coaches, while Daktronics is voted on by the SIDs of the Southeast Region.

Justice, who was named All-Conference Carolinas First Team and Player of the Year had 386 kills in 125 sets for an average of 3.09 kills per set. She also had 116 total blocks, 17 solo blocks and 99 block assists, for an average of .93 blocks per set.

Rocha, who was named First Team All-Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year and First Team, had 675 digs in 125 sets for an average of 5.40 digs per set.

The Lady Bobcats finished first in the Conference Carolinas regular season and won the tournament to receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament where they lost in the first round to Flagler.