Adams Voted an All-American

Sophomore caps outstanding season with honor

December 13, 2006 · MT Media Relations

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee volleyball's Ashley Adams has been named an Honorable Mention All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association as released Wednesday.

The 6-1 sophomore outside hitter from Columbus, Ohio caps off a phenomenal season with the All-American honor. The award is in addition to the Sun Belt First Team selection and Sun Belt Tournament MVP.

Adams had a breakout season in 2006. She completed the year with 547 kills which ranks third all-time in the Blue Raider record books for kills in a season. Adams averaged 4.45 kills per game and had a .360 attack percentage. A prolific attacker, Adams committed three or less errors in 16 of the Blue Raiders 35 matches.

In the first and second round of the NCAA Tournament, Adams recorded 45 kills averaging 5.00 kills per game. Her 25 kills helped the Blue Raiders upset host Louisville, 3-2, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

In the three matches in the Sun Belt Tournament, she registered 63 kills averaging 6.30 kills per game.

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