Angels win twice
in national tournament
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[November 14, 2008]
OMAHA, Neb. -- The Lincoln
Christian College Angels (25-9) won their opening two matches of the
NCCAA Division II Thursday afternoon in Omaha.
In the first match, LCC defeated Southwestern College 22-25,
25-13, 25-22, 25-16. The Angels began the match tentatively, showing
some opening-game jitters before settling down and working very well
together as a team the rest of the match.
The Angels were led by
Jamie McFadden with 16 kills, three digs and seven blocks; Krystine
Schnautz with 15 kills, 10 digs and seven blocks; Adriane Tschantz
with four kills, one dig and 10 blocks; Megan Donnelly with 34
assists and four digs; and Jessica Schroeder with 14 digs. Nicki
Wingfield contributed one dig and 10 blocks.
The Angels defeated
Kentucky Christian University 25-21, 25-18, 25-21 in the second
match of the day. The Angels were again led by McFadden, who had 17
kills, four digs and four blocks; and Schnautz had 11 kills, five
digs and 10 blocks. Wingfield added four kills and 10 blocks, while
Tschantz had two kills, three digs and five blocks. Donnelly again
led with 34 assists and added eight digs. Schroeder contributed 11
Coach Jason Farr said: "I'm very pleased with the way the team is
working together. The freshmen are really stepping up. I'm hopeful
of winning the first match in the morning against Southeastern
University, which will guarantee us a spot in the semifinals. That
way, when we play Manhattan Christian College there will far less
Semifinals and the championship game will be played on Saturday.
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Angels gain national honors
Jamie McFadden and Megan Donnelly were both named first-team
all-Americans, and Jessica Schroeder received honorable mention
all-American at the Wednesday evening honors banquet. Donnelly was
also the runner-up in the voting for national player of the year.
The Angels had five team members named as academic all-Americans:
Hannah Ernst, Jenny Enata, Lesley Hollloway, Jessica Schroeder and
from file received from Jack A. Getchel,
LCC sports information director]