OVC post-season volleyball awards handed out

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The OVC has handed out its volleyball postseason awards.

According to the OVC, Morehead State's Ellie Roberson was selected as the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year while Tennessee Tech's Kelsey Gray earned Defensive Player of the Year.

The honors were voted on by the league's head coaches and sports information directors.

Also, Eastern Illinois' Abby Saalfrank was named the Freshman of the Year while Coach of the Year honors went to Morehead State's Jaime Gordon.

2012 All-Ohio Valley Conference Volleyball Teams:

Ellie Roberson, Morehead State

Nikki Doyle, Austin Peay

Kelsey Gray, Tennessee Tech

Colleen Yarber, Southeast Missouri

Jen Myer, Belmont

Emily Coon, Southeast Missouri

Naomi Wells, Tennessee State

Annie Gruenschlaeger, Morehead State

Hannah Miranda, Belmont

Jen Meyer, Jacksonville State

Reynae Hutchinson, Eastern Illinois

Kasey Elswick, UT Martin

Ashley Edmond, Eastern Kentucky

Erika Moss, Tennessee State

OVC Player of the Year: Ellie Roberson, Morehead State

OVC Freshman of the Year: Abby Saalfrank, Eastern Illinois

OVC Defensive Player of the Year: Kelsey Gray, Tennessee Tech

OVC Coach of the Year: Jaime Gordon, Morehead State


Abby Saalfrank, Eastern Illinois

Marah Bradbury, Eastern Illinois

Kelsey Anderson, Jacksonville State

Jocelyn Youngdahl, Belmont

Amanda Crask, UT Martin

Taylor Olden, Murray State

Taylor Masterson, Southeast Missouri

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