IFEYINWA NWOKOLO NAMED TO NCAA DIVISION II ATLANTIC REGIONAL ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM

FSUBRONCOSDOTCOM Ifeyinwa Nwokolo (13)
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Ifeyinwa Nwokolo (13)
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Dec. 3, 2012

FAYETTEVILLE, NC - Fayetteville State middle hitter Ifeyinwa Nwokolo (Sr., Greensboro, NC) has been selected to the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional All-Tournament Team, it was announced following the regional championship match. Nwokolo finished tied for the team-lead with four kills in the Lady Broncos' 3-0 loss to top-seeded Wheeling Jesuit on Nov. 29. She also recorded four blocks (one solo, three assisted) and one dig in the contest.

The honor is her fifth of the postseason after receiving three awards from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and one from the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Nwokolo was tabbed CIAA Player of the Year, First Team All-Conference and All-Tournament Team, while earning Honorable Mention recognition on the AVCA Atlantic All-Region Team.

She led Fayetteville State this season with 351 kills after playing in 32 matches with 25 starts. Nwokolo was second on the team in blocks with 88 (20 solo, 68 assisted) while also contributing 15 service aces and 46 digs. She had double-digit kills in 17 matches this season including a career-high 27 in a 3-2 victory over Virginia State on Sept. 30.


 

 

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