Zuhlke Named to CACC All-Conference Second Team | Nyack Earns Sportsmanship Award

Zuhlke Named to CACC All-Conference Second Team | Nyack Earns Sportsmanship Award

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (November 14, 2017) -- Nyack College's women's volleyball freshman Kyra Zuhlke (Johnstown, CO) has been named to the CACC All-Conference second team. Voting for the 2017 all-conference and major awards is conducted by the league's head coaches in the sport of women's volleyball.

Zulke was the standout player for the Warriors during the season, as she helped guide Nyack to the a 14-19 overall record and a 12-7 mark in league play. She totaled 304 kills throughout the season, which ranks her 4th in school history and her hitting percentage of .290 is the second best recorded at Nyack since Brianna Cercone in 2009 (.291) and ranks 4th in the CACC. Zuhlke was also active on the defensive end contributing 105 total blocks which ranks her 3rd in the Nyack record books and the CACC season statistics. Her 0.94 blocks per set ranks 5th among all volleyball athletes in the CACC.

Nyack College and head coach Raquel Shaffer were awarded the 2017 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.

The list of major award winners and all-conference honorees in women's volleyball for 2017 is as follows:

2017 CACC VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Katrina Janssen (Caldwell University)

2017 CACC VOLLEYBALL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Breanne Haley (Goldey-Beacom College)

2017 CACC VOLLEYBALL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Jessica Mitchell (Caldwell University)

2017 CACC VOLLEYBALL COACH OF THE YEAR
Tim Moyer (Jefferson)

2017 CACC VOLLEYBALL TEAM SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
Nyack College

2017 CACC VOLLEYBALL ALL-CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM
L Jessica Mitchell (Caldwell University) 
S Brianna Root (Post University) 
MB Amy Bruno (Georgian Court University) 
MB Corinne Justus (Jefferson) 
OH Katrina Janssen (Caldwell University)
OH Chase Wassel (Holy Family University)
OH Courtney Wensel (Jefferson)

2017 CACC VOLLEYBALL ALL-CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM
L Peyton Reno (Chestnut Hill College) 
S Alexandra Harrington (Jefferson) 
MB Kathleen Compagno (Caldwell University)
MB Gianna Pesognelli (Holy Family University)  
MB Kyra Zuhlke (Nyack College) 
OH Breanne Haley (Goldey-Beacom College) 
OH Madison Hunziker (Post University) 

2017 CACC VOLLEYBALL ALL-CONFERENCE THIRD TEAM
L Jillian Boyle (Holy Family University) 
S Natalie Stewart (Holy Family University) 
S Kennedy Sutton (Chestnut Hill College)
MB Jax Babezki (Goldey-Beacom College) 
MB Ashley Levatino (Post University) 
OH Taryn Auyong (Caldwell University) 
OH Peggy Rosario (Georgian Court University)