Stewart, Akers named to all-tournament team

By Doug Fitzgerald published August 27, 2006

Jessica Stewart and Brooke Akers were named to the 2006 AmeriSuites/Mountain Lion Invitational all-tournament team Saturday.

Stewart had a tournament-high 177 assists for the Mountain Lions, who finished the tournament with a 2-2 record. Akers, a junior transfer from the U.S. Air Force Academy, added 58 kills, a .243 hitting percentage and 13 blocks â€" all team highs.

Also receiving votes for UCCS were Andrea Weedman, Diane Sheldon, Caroline Ottino and Diane Sheldon.

Fort Lewisâ€TM Nicole Schwab was named the most valuable player after posting a tournament-best 85 kills and hitting a spectacular .412..

Teammate Adrianne Dettler joined Schwab on the all-tournament team as the Skyhawks also took the team title with a 5-0 record.

The all-tournament team was chosen through a vote of the participating coaches, who were not allowed to vote for players on their own team.

The complete all-tournament team is as follows:

Fort Lewis (5-0)

Nicole Schwab â€" MVP

Adrianne Dettler

Armstrong Atlantic (3-2)

Traci Knuth

Christina Flores

UCCS (2-2)

Brooke Akers

Jessica Stewart

Montana State-Billings (2-2)

Alicia Cazemier

Ali Watson

Southeast Oklahoma State (2-2)

Jennifer Landry

Olivia Franceskini

Quincy (1-3)

Sarah Harman

Jennifer Daneworth

Georgian Court (0-4)

Ann Casado

Lissette Zayas

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