San Antonio - Five Trinity Tigers have received All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball honors.
Senior outside hitter Madeline McKay and junior setter Katrina Lieberman were elected to the All-SCAC First Team. Senior right-side player Jade Schoenberger, senior defensive specialist Sarah Mullens, and first-year middle blocker Emily Ellis made the All-SCAC Second Team.
McKay has been selected for the All-SCAC First Team three years in a row. She leads the conference in kills with 339 total and has chalked up 1,208 in her career, good for a #13 ranking in Trinity's record books. McKay is ranked eighth this season in SCAC hitting percentage at .303 and has earned a conference Offensive Player of the Week accolade.
Lieberman leads the league in total assists with 1,137 in her column, as well as assists per set at 10.73. She has posted 2,186 assists in her career. This season, Lieberman has been selected as the SCAC Offensive Player of the Week on two occasions.
Mullens is now a two-time All-SCAC honoree, as she made the First Team last season. Earlier in this campaign, Mullens became Trinity's all-time career leader in digs. She now has 1,974 digs to her credit. Mullens has fired in 234 service aces in her career and stands in third place in Trinity's books. This season, Mullens is fourth in conference digs with 461 and second in aces with 53. She has also been a two-time SCAC Defensive Player of the Week this year.
Ellis has already made a mark in her first season of collegiate competition. She is second in SCAC hitting percentage at .374 and is tied for 12th in blocks with 53.
Schoenberger is tied for 12th in conference blocks with Ellis at 53. She is also 12th in hitting percentage at .249. Schoenberger is Trinity's most recent SCAC Defensive Player of the Week.
Led by Head Coach Julie Jenkins, the ninth-ranked Tigers have amassed an overall 24-5 record and a 15-1 mark in SCAC competition.
Trinity is seeded second in the SCAC Championship, which will be held over the weekend at the University of Dallas (TX) in Irving, Texas. The Tigers have received a bye and will play in Saturday's semifinals at 2:30 p.m. against the winner of third-seeded Southwestern (TX) University and #6 Austin (TX) College. The championship match is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Sunday.