Concordia sophomore Jenna Green became the 10th Cobber player in program history to earn AVCA All-American honors.
|Green Earns All-American Honors!|
Past Cobber All-American Award Winners
2008 - Abby Scheel
2007 - Michelle Honek
2006 - Becca Shane, Danielle Dahl
2005 - Becca Shane
2004 - Becca Shane, Jacki Barten, Jessica Walden
2003 - Jacki Barten
MOORHEAD, Minn. (11/04/09)-- Concordia sophomore outside hitter Jenna Green (Dilworth, Minn./D-G-F HS) was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-American Honorable Mention Team it was announced on Tuesday. The award comes on the heels of Green earning All-Region First Team honors. Both honors are the first regional and national postseason awards for Green.
Green becomes the 10th Cobber player in the past seven seasons to earn All-American honors. Last year Abby Scheel was also named to the All-American Honorable Mention Team. Green is also the first Concordia sophomore to earn an All-American award since Becca Shane accomplished the feat in 2004.
Green led the Cobbers in kills per game and finished the season with 269 total kills. She now has 558 kills in her two-year career. She also led the team in digs with 267 total digs and her passing prowess routinely led to critical Cobber points.
Green had a career-high 26 kills against nationally ranked Simpson on Oct. 2. She had double-digit kill totals in all but three matches she played in during the season. She finished the year with at least 10 kills in 17 different matches including six consecutive to finish the year. Green also missed four matches at the end of the season because of appendicitis. She also had double-digit dig totals in the final seven matches of the year and had at least 10 digs in 14 contests in 2009.
In conference play, Green appeared in seven of the team's 11 conference matches and had 113 kills and had a 3.53 kills per game average. Her kills per game average was third best in the MIAC. She was also ninth in the league in digs per game (4.06/game). Green had double-digit kill totals in all league games and had a conference-high 21 kills against Macalester on Sept. 29. She also had double-digit dig totals in six of the seven MIAC matches and had a career-high 33 digs against Augsburg on Oct. 15 - the last regular season match she was able to play in.