PENSACOLA, Fla. ?? Seniors Lina Lopes and Kalli Herron, of the Northern Michigan University volleyball team, were named to the all-tournament team at the University of West Florida Opening Weekend Tournament on Saturday (Sept. 7).
Lopes led the Wildcats with 59 kills on the weekend. She was also second on the team with 66 digs and six service aces. Herron added 43 kills at the tournament along with a team-leading nine service aces. She also contributed with eight total blocks and 13 digs.
The Wildcats won both matches on Friday over Florida Tech (3-1) and Southern Indiana (3-0). On Saturday, the Green and Gold fell in a pair of five-set matches to Missouri S&T and host No. 19 West Florida.
NMU hosts the Superior Oasis Wildcat Open on Sept. 13-14 at Vandament Arena. The 12-match tournament kicks off on Friday at 9 a.m. with match between the Wildcats and Bemidji State. Other teams playing are Michigan Tech, Lake Superior State, Minnesota-Crookston and Quincy.
2013 UWF Opening Weekend Tournament All-Tournament Team
- Most Valuable Player: Katie Lange (UMD)
- Lina Lopes (NMU)
- Kalli Herron (NMU)
- Krista Haslag (MST)
- Lindsay Homme (UWF)
- Ashley Hinsch (UMD)
- Julie Rainey (UMD)
- Autumn Duyn (UWF)
- Lauren DeShaney (USI)
- Haley Kindall (WJU)