By: Ashley Birchmeier
ADA — The Ohio Northern volleyball team landed four members on the AVCA All-Great Lakes Region team in 2015.
Junior Ashley Borchers and sophomore Megan Nieszala earn first team accolades, while junior Claire Heitkamp and senior Kaitlann Hogrefe earn Honorable Mention honors.
Borchers a two time All-OAC honoree earns her first AVCA accolade.
The junior recorded 179 kills and led the team with 1, 083 assists.
The setter is currently ranked sixth All-Time in ONU career history in assists with 2, 285.
Nieszala a defensive specialist for the Polar Bears recorded 106 assists and posted a team-high 572 digs.
The OAC Libero of the Year earns her first AVCA honor.
Heitkamp earns her first AVCA accolade after posting an impressive junior season.
The All-OAC selection recorded 239 kills and hit .294 for ONU this season.
Hogrefe claims her first AVCA accolade hitting a team-high .299 and recording a team-high 91 blocks.
The senior is currently ranked ninth in ONU career history in solo blocks with 76 and eighth in total blocks with 310.