Ibold Brings Home NCCAA All-American Honors
WILMORE, Ky. – Senior Lindsay Ibold was named a 1st Team National Christian College Athletic Association volleyball All-American for 2011. The middle blocker is only the second NCCAA 1st Team selection in school history, joining Kristina Rader who was honored in 2005.
Ibold (Cincinnati, Ohio) is only the sixth NCCAA All-American, sine 2004, after leading the Eagles to a school record 42 wins, 14-1 KIAC record, the first NCCAA Mid-East Region Title and a spot in the NCCAA National Tournament for only the second time.
She finished ranked eighth in the NAIA in hitting percentage (.381) and ninth in total blocks (162). On the season she led the team with 459 kills and leaves the school ranked fourth in that category for individual season and her 1236 total kills also ranks fourth for a career. She set a new school record for block assists in a season with 107 and her 162 total is fourth for a season.
Ibold leaves the school as the all-time leader in attack percentage (.348). She ranks in the top-10 in 11 career categories and eight season categories.
In addition to being named NCCAA All-American, Ibold was also a KIAC All-Conference selection for the third straight year, and an NCCAA Mid-East All-Region selection for the third straight year.
Fellow Senior middle blocker Dena Busse and sophomore libero Kelly Cole were also named NCCAA Mid-East All-Region players and head coach JP Rader was named the Coach of the Year.