Volleyball - Tue, Dec. 7, 2010
Georgetown College's volleyball team celebrated another solid season Sunday with a season-ending banquet.
The 2010 Tigers notched the programs 1,000th win and finished with a 25-12 record. GC played 14 ranked teams and 11 opponents advanced to their respective national tournament. GC had a 12-1 record in the Mid-South Conference West Division and won the Early Bird Invitational and finished second in the Rumpke Invitational.
The Tigers continued the tradition of being recognized as having top players in the MSC with five making the end of the season all conference team.
Kyla Welch, Elizabeth Goodin and Kelsey Luckett earned first-team All-MSC, while Lauren Meister and Cathy Frank were honorable mention All-MSC.
GC continued to excel off the court as well with a team grade point average of 3.42, highest among all volleyball programs in Kentucky, two NAIA Scholar Athletes in Goodin and Luckett, nine MSC Scholar Athletes in Frank, Goodin, Caitlyn Kogge, Luckett, Meister, Arielle Milner, Rebekah Moore, Welch and Whitney Wulf.
Along with all the conference and national accolades, second-year head coach Nick Griffin handed out the 2010 team awards.
Welch was named team MVP, Emily Weber was Rookie of the Year, Frank was Most Improved Player, Kogge was Teammate of the Year, and Frank, Welch and Goodin were honored with captain's gifts.
GC said goodbye to three seniors - Welch, Wulf and Frank. These three helped to compile a 145-29 overall record during their time on the GC sidelines. They were also apart of two NAIA National Tournament appearances - advancing to an Elite Eight (2008) and the finals (2009), won three MSC regular season championships (2008-2010) and three MSC tournament championships (2007-2009).
On top of all that, Monday different governing bodies released All-Region players and All-Americans. Welch earned honorable mention Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball All-America, while she and Goodin were named AVCA All-Region.