Three Mountain Lions named all-RMAC

By Doug Fitzgerald published November 7, 2007

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs middle blockers Brooke Akers and Heidi Fehringer were named first-team all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the RMAC announced Wednesday.

Teammate Andrea Weedman was named honorable mention.

Akers leads the Mountain Lions and was third in the conference with 3.95 kills per game heading into the RMAC tournament, which will be held Friday through Sunday in Kearney, Neb. The senior from Desert Hot Springs, Calif., also had a team-best .341 hitting percentage, good for third in the RMAC, and led UCCS with 92 blocks.

After playing sparingly as a freshman, Fehringer burst onto the RMAC scene as a sophomore in 2007. The American Falls, Idaho, native averaged 2.61 kills and 0.77 blocks per game while hitting .225.

Weedman led the Mountain Lions and was 10th in the RMAC with 3.78 digs per game. A four-year starter from Scottsdale, Ariz., Weedman is the UCCS career record holder in digs (1,722) and aces (138) and is fifth all-time in kills (997).

2007 All-RMAC First Team

*Brooke Akers, UCCS SR MB 6-2 Desert Hot Springs, Calif.

Melissa Childs, Fort Lewis SO S 5-9 Vista, Calif.

Drew Choules, Mesa State SR RS 5-9 Eagle, Idaho

Heidi Fehringer, UCCS SO MB 6-0 American Falls, Idaho

Liz Franz, Regis JR MB 5-9 Litt leton, Colo.

*Julie Green-McFarland, MSCD SR OH 6-0 Litt leton, Colo.

Courtney Heiser, Western N.M. SR S 5-6 Tempe, Ariz.

*Nicole Schwab. Fort Lewis SR MB 5-11 Loveland, Colo.

*Nikki Scott , UN-Kearney SO MH 6-1 Broken Bow, Neb.

Cola Svec, UN-Kearney FR S 5-8 Elkhorn, Neb.

Andrea Tuck, Adams State SO OH 6-0 Erie, Colo.

Jeri Walkowiak, UN-Kearney FR MH 5-11 Grand Island, Neb.

* unanimous 1st Team All-RMAC selection

2007 All-RMAC Second Team

Jessica Bird, Mesa State JR MB 5-10 Honolulu, Hawaii

Erica Burson, UN-Kearney SO OH 5-10 Gretna, Neb.

Shannon Clausen, UN-Kearney SO MH 6-0 Beatrice, Neb.

Adrianne Dett ler, Fort Lewis SR L 5-8 Colo. Springs, Colo.

Kaity Edmiston, Colorado Mines SO MB 6-0 Clift on, Colo.

Kelsey Ellis, Metro State FR OH 5-10 Andover, Minn.

Sara Feehan, Fort Lewis SR OH 5-11 Berthoud, Colo.

Darcy Jennings, Adams State SO MB 6-1 Lakin, Kan.

Caitlyn Jewell, CSU-Pueblo JR MB 6-2 Pagosa Springs, Colo.

Jennifer Luatua, Chadron State JR L/DS 5-9 Everett , Wash.

Natali Murdock, Western N.M. FR OH 5-10 Phoenix, Ariz.

Bri Ostler, Metro State SR DS/L 5-4 Salt Lake City, Utah

2007 All-RMAC Honorable Mention

Britt any Muchmore, Adams State SR OH 6-1 Peoria, Ariz.

Jamie Weingart, Chadron State SR S 5-8 Alliance, Neb.

Trisha Witkop, Colo. Christian SR MB 6-0 Arvada, Colo.

Nicole Leeper, Colorado Mines SR MB 6-0 Brighton, Colo.

Lindsey Wilson, CSU-Pueblo SR OH 5-9 Pleasant View, Colo.

Jessica Bailey, Fort Lewis JR RS 6-0 Ridgefi eld, Wash.

Ashley Loft sgard, Mesa State JR L 5-5 Granby, Colo.

Stephanie Levi, Metro State SO S 5-10 Gillett e, Wyo.

Ashley Murray, N.M. Highlands JR OH Mission Hills, Calif.

Devin Eckhardt, Regis FR S 5-7 LaSalle, Colo.

Kelli Wemhoff , UN-Kearney SO L/DS 5-6 Humphrey, Neb.

Andrea Weedman, UCCS SR OH 5-8 Scott sdale, Ariz.

Alzie Auelua, Western N.M. FR MB 5-10 Aiea, Hawaii

Tynet Calhoun, Western State SR OH 5-10 Hot Sulpher Springs, Colo.

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