Zuhlke Named to CACC All-Conference First Team - Volleyball Wins Team Sportsmanship Award

Zuhlke Named to CACC All-Conference First Team - Volleyball Wins Team Sportsmanship Award

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (November 6, 2017) -- Nyack College's women's volleyball sophomore Kyra Zuhlke (Johnstown, CO) has been named to the CACC All-Conference first team. Voting for the 2018 all-conference and major awards is conducted by the league's head coaches in the sport of women's volleyball.

Zulke was once again the standout player for the Warriors during the season, as she helped guide Nyack to the a 11-17 overall record and a 10-9 mark in league play. She beat last season's total of 304 kills by 19 with 323 kills on the season, which ranks her 7th in the CACC. Zuhlke was also active on the defensive end contributing 83 total blocks which ranks her 4th in the CACC season statistics and her 0.79 blocks per set ranks 7th among all volleyball athletes in the conference.

Nyack College and head coach Raquel Shaffer were awarded the 2018 CACC Volleyball Team Sportsmanship Award, as the program demonstrated outstanding character and commitment throughout the regular season, while also earning a spot in the CACC tournament as the No. 3 seed in the North Division. This marks the 14th time since 2004 that the volleyball program was awarded the conference sportsmanship accolade. 

The list of major award winners and all-conference honorees in women's volleyball for 2018 is as follows:

2018 CACC VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Chase Wassel (Holy Family University)

2018 CACC VOLLEYBALL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Morgan Silks (Holy Family University)

2018 CACC VOLLEYBALL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Jenna Brown (Wilmington University)

2018 CACC VOLLEYBALL SETTER OF THE YEAR
Morgan Silks (Holy Family University)

2018 CACC VOLLEYBALL COACH OF THE YEAR
Jeff Rotondo (Holy Family University)

2018 CACC VOLLEYBALL TEAM SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
Nyack College

2018 CACC VOLLEYBALL ALL-CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM
OH Madison Hunziker (Post University)
OH Elise Smith (Caldwell University)
OH Chase Wassel (Holy Family University)
MB Amy Bruno (Georgian Court University)
MB Kyra Zuhlke (Nyack College)
L Jenna Brown (Wilmington University)
S Morgan Silks (Holy Family University) 

2018 CACC VOLLEYBALL ALL-CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM
OH Mandy Behiels (Wilmington University)
OH Peggy Rosario (Georgian Court University)
OH Courtney Wensel (Jefferson)
MB Logan Dontell (Jefferson)
MB Gianna Pesognelli (Holy Family)
L Jillian Boyle (Holy Family University)
S Brianna Root (Post University)

2018 CACC VOLLEYBALL ALL-CONFERENCE THIRD TEAM
OH Kahea Aea (Felician University)
OH Shayla Boyce (Goldey-Beacom College)
OH Lindsay Przywara (Goldey-Beacom College)
MB Rylie Arms (Post University)
MB Rebecca Rawlinson (Wilmington University)
L Alexis Leddy (Jefferson)
S Alexandra Harrington (Jefferson)