Chambers Earns NCCSIA First-Team All-State Accolades
GREENSBORO, N.C. – For the second-straight season, UNCG senior outside hitter Karrian Chambers (College Station, Texas/A&M Consolidated) has earned North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association First-Team All-State honors, according to a release by the organization.
Chambers, who also earned First-Team All-Southern Conference honors, finished her career as the ninth player in program history to notch 1,000 kills as she ended up with 1,136 – good for sixth place on the program career chart. She led the team in kills per set with an average of 3.23 while also ranking third in digs per set (2.46).
In leading the Spartans to a 17-13 record, their first winning season since 2010, Chambers notched double figures in kills 17 times while reaching double digits in digs on 13 occasions – including a career-best 27 digs in a match at Georgia Southern Sept. 28. She produced a team-high 11 double-doubles and ended her career with 35.
Chambers was named SoCon Offensive Player of the Week three times during the campaign – the most of any player in the league. She also ended the year with two-straight weekly honors.
Founded in 2002, NCCSIA is comprised of sports information professionals from North Carolina's NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and Independent institutions for the purpose of promoting college athletics in the state. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with a college, university or conference located in North Carolina whose responsibilities include sports information.
NCCSIA selects all-state teams in the University (Division I) and College (Division II, III, NAIA) divisions for men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, volleyball, softball and baseball. Nominees were submitted by North Carolina sports information professionals and voted on by the NCCSIA members.
2013 NCCSIA University Division All-State Teams
Karrian Chambers, OH, Sr., UNCG
Chelsea Davis, OH, Jr., High Point
Anna Moore, MH, Sr., UNC Asheville
Amanda Videmsek, MH, Jr., Charlotte
Christi Laite, RS, Sr., UNC Wilmington
Britney Leigh Held, S, So., Charlotte
Rachel Wells, L, Sr., UNC Asheville
Nicole Lott, OH, Fr., UNC Wilmington
Christine Lakatos, OH, So., UNC Asheville
Kris Harris, MH, Jr., Elon
Savannah Angel, MH, Fr., High Point
Nicole Willis, RS, Sr., East Carolina
Maddie Simpson, S, Sr., High Point
Annemarie Chinn, L, So., High Point