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OU volleyball players on KCAC teams

By The Herald Staff | 11/15/2013

WICHITA — The Ottawa University volleyball team had five players earn all-conference honors.

Nicole Gingery, Allie Arnold, Taylor Bridge, Becca Colson and Lindsey Widen were named to the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference teams.

WICHITA — The Ottawa University volleyball team had five players earn all-conference honors.

Nicole Gingery, Allie Arnold, Taylor Bridge, Becca Colson and Lindsey Widen were named to the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference teams.

Gingery, a senior middle blocker, earned first team KCAC honors for the second straight year. She earned the KCAC first NAIA volleyball player of the week honor and has twice been named KCAC player and hitter of the week.

She has a team-high 333 kills in 719 attempts for a .346 hitting percentage. Gingery has 22 assists, 27 service aces, 92 digs, 10 solo blocks and 57 block assists. She is ranked 24th in the NAIA in hitting percentage (.346).

Arnold, a junior middle blocker, earned KCAC honors for the third straight season with her first team selection. Arnold had 224 kills in 587 attempts for a .261 hitting percentage. She has 13 assists, six service aces, 33 digs, 28 solo blocks and 89 block assists. Arnold is ranked 24th in the NAIA in blocks per set (1.1) and 38th in total blocks (117).

Bridge, a senior outside hitter, earned second team honors after being named honorable mention in 2012. Bridge has 264 kills in 760 attempts for a .180 hitting percentage. She has 18 assists, 31 service aces, 291 digs, five solo blocks and 39 block assists.

Colson, a senior right side hitter, earned her second straight second team selection. Colson has 210 kills in 584 attempts for a .207 hitting percentage. She has three assists, 44 digs, seven solo blocks and 37 block assists.

Widen, a freshman setter, earned honorable mention honors. She has 428 assists and 114 digs.

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