The Crossroads League heaped several postseason awards onto Grace’s volleyball team after a 25-win regular season.
Ellie Harp headlined Grace’s award haul by winning the league’s Setter of the Year award. Harp has racked up over 1,300 assists this season to go along with 66 aces, 210 kills and 295 digs. She was one of three Lady Lancers to win First Team All-CL accolades, joining senior Calah Kruse and sophomore Grace Woolsey.
Sophomore Kaitlin Kerrigan earned a spot on the Second Team All-CL, and senior Hannah Clemmons was honorable mention for All-CL status as the team’s libero.
Kruse led Grace’s offense with 381 kills and was second on the team with 436 digs. She is just the third Lady Lancer in program history to tally 1,000 career kills and 1,000 career digs.
Woolsey became a dominant defensive force for Grace this fall, currently ranking No. 1 in the NAIA in total blocks with 173. She is third on the team in kills with 311 on a .208 percentage.
Kerrigan finished just behind Kruse in kills during her second season, producing 2.8 kills/set on a .157 percentage. Clemmons’s 639 digs paces Grace’s back row. She is third all-time in career digs with over 1,800 to her credit.
The Lady Lancers have assured themselves a spot in the 2014 NCCAA Nationals starting Dec. 4 in Kissimmee, Fla., either as an at-large representative or as a region champion. Grace can claim the Midwest Region championship on Thursday 6 p.m. at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center with a title match against Oakland City.