Pierce Selected as Senior CLASS Award Candidate


Kendall Pierce Selected as Senior CLASS Award Candidate

Sr. DS Kendall Pierce received some well-deserved recognition today, when the NCAA announced that she has been selected as one of 30 candidates (including  fellow Big Ten athlete Taylor Morey, of Wisconsin) for the 2015 Senior CLASS (an acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School®), Award.  To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be an NCAA Division I senior and have “notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition.”

Here’s the complete list

Name Position School
Avery Acker Setter SMU
Morgan Bergren Setter University of Kentucky
Deidra Bohannon Outside Hitter Georgia State
Jordan Burgess Outside Hitter Stanford University
Sydney Crimmins Right Side UMKC
Adrianna Culbert Hitter/Setter Colorado State University
Kaitlyn Hickey Outside Hitter IUPUI
Katie Hillman Outside Hitter University of Delaware
Kierra Holst Outside Hitter University of Oklahoma
Melanie Jereb Outside Hitter Creighton
Myla Marshall Middle Hitter Alabama State
Amy Matula Setter Lehigh
Molly McCage Middle Blocker University of Texas
Taryn Miller Libero UMKC
Taylor Morey Libero University of Wisconsin
Paige Neuenfeldt Middle Blocker/Opposite Hitter North Carolina
Amanda Orchard Middle Hitter University of Pittsburgh
Kendall Pierce Defensive Specialist Penn State
Taylor Pippen Middle Hitter Southern Illinois University
Emma Roberson Right Side Hitter University of Cincinnati
Ashley Rosch Outside Hitter Illinois State
Chelsee Sauni Setter Coppin State
Courtney Shaw Outside Hitter Marist College
Emily Sklar Outside Hitter Duke University
Cassie Strickland Libero University of Washington
Shelby Sullivan Middle Blocker Texas A&M
Kristen Torre Middle Blocker Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Melanie Wade Middle Blocker University of Washington
Nicole Walch Outside Hitter Florida State
Jocelyn Youngdahl Middle Blocker Belmont