GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG junior outside hitter Karrian Chambers (College Station, Texas/A&M Consolidated) has earned a spot on the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association All-State University First Team, the organization announced Thursday.
Chambers was tabbed to the All-Southern Conference Second Team by the league's head coaches and is currently fifth on the program career top 10 list in kills per set (3.05). She played in 28 matches and made 24 starts this season, leading UNCG with 400 kills and 3.64 kills per set while ending up second in aces (16) and third in total digs (287) and digs per set (2.61). Chambers also ranked fourth among league players in kills per set.
The rising senior paced the Spartans with 13 double-doubles and ended the season with seven straight. She also possesses current streaks of 19-straight matches with double-digit kills and seven consecutive with double figures in digs.
Chambers totaled double-digit digs in 13 matches and reached the 20-kill plateau five times while also producing her first double-double of the season against Morehead State with 17 kills and a career-high 14 digs. Chambers was able to put down a season-best 25 kills against Furman and turned in career highs in aces with four versus American and blocks with four against Liberty in a five-set win over the eventual Big South champion Lady Flames.
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.
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NCCSIA Volleyball University Division All-State First Team
OH: Christine Anthony, Fr., NC Central
OH: Karrian Chambers, Jr., UNCG
MB: Amanda Videmsek, Jr., Charlotte
MB: Jamie McDonald, Sr., High Point
RS: Courtney Johnk, Sr., High Point
S: Maddie Simpson, R-So., High Point
L: Annemarie Chin, Fr., High Point
NCCSIA Volleyball University Division All-State Second Team
OH: Bianca Rouse, Sr., Charlotte
OH: Kristen Heldt, So., High Point
MB: Tyler Cockrell, Jr., Gardner-Webb
MB: Kris Harris, So., Elon
RS: Nicole Willis, Jr., East Carolina
S: Ana Nicksin, Fr., Elon
L: Courtney Rhein, Sr., Appalachian State
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