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Volleyball Has Three Named All-NCAC; Marissa Jay Named Newcomer of the Year

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Three members of the Hiram College volleyball team have been selected to the 2013 All-North Coast Athletic Conference Teams.  Freshman Marissa Jay(Parma/Padua Franciscan) was tabbed first-team, sophomore Lindsay Brewer(Barberton/Manchester) was a second-team pick and sophomore Logan Brewer(Barberton/Manchester) was a honorable mention selection.  In addition, Jay was named the NCAC Newcomer of the Year.

All three players played pivotal roles in helping the Terriers finish the season with a 22-10 overall record and make a 12th straight appearance in the NCAC Tournament where the Terriers advanced to the tournament championship match for the 11th time in the past 12 years.  Hiram recorded its fifth-straight 20-win season and 10th year with 20 or more victories in the last 11 seasons.

Jay completes a standout freshman season as a first-team All-Conference selection.  Jay led the team and the NCAC in kills with 428 (3.75 kills per set) while posting a .255 hitting percentage.  She finished with double-digit kill totals in all but six matches this season, including five matches with 20 or more kills.  She was also amongst the team leaders in total blocks with 73 (seven solo and 66 assists), which rank third most on the team.  In addition, Jay added 67 digs, nine set assists and two service aces.

Lindsay Brewer ended the 2013 campaign second on the team in kills with 311 (2.78 k/s) and had a .236 hitting percentage.  Her 311 kills were sixth-most in the NCAC.  She tallied 15 matches this season with 10 or more kills, including two matches of 20 or more kills and a season-high 23 kills in the season opener against Centre (Ky.) College.  She was fifth on the squad in blocks with 63 (12 solo and 51 assists) and also added 42 digs defensively.

Logan Brewer also recorded a standout second season with the Terrier volleyball program.  She was fourth on the team in kills with 150 (1.90 k/s) and led the team in hitting percentage at .300.  Logan Brewer had five matches this season with 10 or more kills, including a season-best 20 kills in a 3-1 win against Penn State-Behrend (Pa.).  She also led the team and was second in the conference in blocks with 97 (22 solo and 75 assists).  In addition, Logan Brewer was second on the team in aces with 27 to go along with 34 digs and 12 set assists.

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