College Sports

Sitzmann receives AVCA All-East Region honor

Winthrop senior volleyball player Shannon Sitzmann has been honored by the American Volleyball Coaches Association with an honorable mention on the AVCA All-East Region Team.

In her final season as an Eagle, Sitzmann led Winthrop with a .247 hitting percentage and 395 kills in 110 sets played in 2008. Sitzmann also had 19 service aces, which was third on the team, and 180 digs. She also finished the season with 65 total blocks.

During the season she was named to the Wake Forest Invitational All-Tournament Team, the Carolina Challenge All-Tournament team and the Gopher Classic All-Tournament team.