All-State Volleyball Teams and NJCAA National Tournament Information

November 05, 2017

Nov 05, 2017

Rochester, Mn-

As the 2017 NJCAA volleyball season heads into it's final weekend of play, the MCAC All-State Volleyball team has been released. Additionally, the NJCAA Division III Volleyball tournament participants, bracket and host site information is available for the 2017 NJCAA Division III National Tournament.

The Northern Division and Southern Division of Minnesota College Athletic Conference volleyball registered nine student-athletes apiece on the 2017 All-State Volleyball First and Second teams.

Furthermore, Paige Wallevand (Central Lakes College) earned Northern Division Player-of-the-Year honors as the top ranked athlete in her Division, while Kalli Mathiasen (St. Cloud Technical & Community College) is the Player-of-the-Year in the Southern Division.

Mentors Heidi Smith (St. Cloud Technical & Community College) and Marie Johnson (Minnesota West CTC) were honored as the Gopher Sport/MCAC Coach-of-the-Year for their work with their programs, while Jane Peterson earned the Gopher Sport/MCAC Coach-of-the-Year nod from her peers in the North.

All-State, First Team

Student-Athlete Community College MCAC Division
Paige Wallevand Central Lakes College Northern Division
Kalli Mathiasen St. Cloud Techincal & Community College Southern Division
Shantel Verbout Northland Community & Technical College Northern Division
Kalie Jergens St. Cloud Techincal & Community College Southern Division
Allie Knuti Hibbing Community College Northern Division
Cami Sletta Ridgewater College Southern Division
Kahlen Manthey Central Lakes College Northern Division
Jamie GoblirschRidgewater College

Southern Division

ara Mandich Itasca Community College Northern Division

All-State, Second Team

Student-Athlete Community College MCAC Division
Tara Rogers Rochester Community & Technical College Southern Division
Madison Magner Northland Community & Technical College Northern Division
Brooke Wendland Rochester Community & Technical College Southern Division
Chloe Kaufenberg Mesabi Range College Northern Division
Andrea Hinkeledey Minnesota West Community & Technical College Southern Division
Lexi Kudis Hibbing Community College Northern Division
Chelsea Schoeder St. Cloud Techincal & Community College Southern Division
Sandy Thompson Rainy River Community College Northern Divsion
Elly Buck Riverland Community College Southern Division

The NJCAA Region committees also recognize All-Tournament teams for the squads which qualify for their respective tournaments. The Region XIII A & Region XIII B Tournament Teams are available by each region.

Joining St. Cloud Technical and Community College and Central Lakes College at the National Tournament in Rochester will be six other NJCAA Division III squads from around the country. The seeding is below; click on the image to view the bracket.

NJCAA Division III Volleyball National Championship Tournament

November, 10-11

Rochester Community & Technical College

Rochester, MN

For information on Hotels, Bracket, Area Maps and more, please click the link below:

http://njcaa.org/sports/wvball/2017-18/div3/national_championship/index

Participating Teams: Central Lakes College; St. Cloud Technical & Community College; Harper (IL) College; Eastfield (TX); Columbus State (OH); Northampton (PA); Jamestown (NY) and Queensborough (NY).

Ticket Prices:

ADMISSION PRICES
All-Tournament Pass:

Adult: $18.00
College Student (with ID): $14.00
Student (under 18) & Seniors: $14.00
*Tournament Program Included*

Daily Pass:
Adult: $10.00
College Student (with ID): $8.00
Student (under 18) & Seniors: $8.00

*Tickets will be sold at the venue at the start of the tournament*
Payments Available: Cash or Credit Card (Visa, MC, Discover)

Host Organization: Rochester Amateur Sports Commission.

For full MCAC Volleyball Stats, Standings and more, visit: http://www.mcacsports.org/sports/wvball/index

To Follow Minnesota College Athletic Conference sports in 2017, please go to: www.mcacsports.org

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This release sponsored in part by Gopher Sport.

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