NCCSIA Announces 2013 North Carolina University Division All-State Volleyball Team

Posted by Press Release on December 9, 2013 at 4:42 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced its selections for the 2013 University Division All-State Volleyball Teams on Monday. Fourteen players representing seven different North Carolina Colleges and Universities were selected to the first and second teams.

Two Big South Conference schools led the way with seven total players on the two teams. High Point had the most honorees with four while UNC Asheville placed three on the All-State teams.

High Point’s Chelsea Davis was the leading vote getter among outside hitters. Davis led the Big South with 4.15 kills per set on her way to first-team All-Conference honors. Karrian Chambers of UNC Greensboro collected first-team All-State honors for the second-straight year as an outside hitter. She was a first-team All-Southern Conference honoree while becoming the ninth player in UNCG history to record 1,000 kills, finishing her career with 1,136.

UNC Asheville’s Anna Moore and Charlotte’s Amanda Videmsik were named first-team middle blockers. Moore was a first-team All-Big South honoree while leading the Bulldogs in blocks (0.99 per set) and attack percentage (.326). Videmsik took home All-State honors for the second straight year while leading Charlotte with 10 double-doubles. She averaged 3.45 kills and 2.37 digs per set and was named All-Conference USA second team.

Christi Laite from UNC Wilmington was named to the All-State team for the second time in her career, also collecting the honor in 2011. The right side hitter was named to the All-CAA first team and All-Tournament team while averaging 3.21 kills per set with a .266 attack percentage.

Charlotte’s setter Britney Leigh Held dished out 10.52 assists per set to earn a spot on the All-State first team. UNC Asheville’s libero Rachel Wells rounds out the first team. She led the NCAA with 6.38 digs per set.

The NCCSIA All-State second team is comprised of UNC Wilmington’s Nicole Lott, UNC Asheville’s Christine Lakatos, Elon’s Kris Harris, East Carolina’s Nicole Willis and High Point’s Savannah Angel, Maddie Simpson and Annemarie Chin. Harris, Willis and Chin all received All-State honors for the second consecutive season. Simpson is the only three-time honoree on the list, earning All-State accolades in 2010 and 2012.

Nominees were submitted by North Carolina sports information professionals and voted on by the NCCSIA members.

Founded in 2002, The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) is comprised of sports information professionals from NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and independent institutions from the state of North Carolina. The purpose of the organization is to promote collegiate athletics at all schools. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with a college, university or conference located in North Carolina, and whose area of responsibility lies within sports information.

NCCSSIA selects all-state teams in the University (Division I) and College (Division II, III, NAIA) divisions for men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, softball and baseball.

North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association
2013 University Division All-State Volleyball Teams

First Team
Pos.  Name                      Class   School                           Hometown
OH    Karrian Chambers&         Sr.     UNC Greensboro                   College Station, Texas
OH    Chelsea Davis             Jr.     High Point University            Yadkinville, N.C.
MB    Anna Moore                Sr.     UNC Asheville                    Raleigh, N.C.
MB    Amanda Videmsek&          Jr.     Charlotte                        Highland Heights, Ohio
RS    Christi Laite%            Sr.     UNC Wilmington                   Severna Park, Md.
S     Britney Leigh Held        So.     Charlotte                        Brookfield, Wis.
L     Rachel Wells              Sr.     UNC Asheville                    Statesville, N.C.
 	 	 	 	 
Second Team
Pos.  Name                      Class   School                           Hometown
OH    Nicole Lott               Fr.     UNC Wilmington                   West Chester, Pa.
OH    Chrisine Lakatos          So.     UNC Asheville                    Lauderhill, Fla.
MB    Kris Harris&              Jr.     Elon University                  Apex, N.C.
MB    Savannah Angel            Fr.     High Point University            Rock Hill, S.C.
RS    Nicole Willis&            Sr.     East Carolina University         Raleigh, N.C.
S     Maddie Simpson$&          Sr.     High Point University            Simi Valley, Calif.
L     Annemarie Chin&           So.     High Point University            Tallahassee, Fla.

& - Named to 2012 All-State Team
% - Named to the 2011 All-State Team
$ - Named to the 2010 All-State Team

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