BUIES CREEK — Six Lady Camels received postseason recognition from the Big South and were named to an all-conference team. One landed on the first team, two second team, two honorable mentions and one academic all-conference.
Lailah Green was tabbed first team all-conference, while Chloe Cook named the Big South Freshman of the Year and earned second team honors.
Claranne Fechter joined Cook on both the second team and all-freshman squad.
Sarah Colla and Melody Paige were each named honorable mention with Hailey Wilson earning a spot on the academic team.
Green was named to an all-conference team for the first time in her career. The sophomore led the Big South in kills per set (3.62) and points per set (4.10). She posted six double-doubles on the year and was in double-digit kills in all but four matches.
Cook and Fechter were the only two freshmen in the Big South to also land on an all-conference team.
Cook finished eighth in the league in kills per set and was a four-time conference Freshman of the Week.
Fechter was one of two liberos to be named either first or second team all-conference. She finished third in the league in digs per set and posted 6.47 digs per set across the final six matches.
Colla, the Big South Preseason Player of the Year, landed as an honorable mention selection as her usage rate dipped this season with more weapons developing around her. Colla still posted 2.52 kills per set on the season, the third-best mark on the team.
Paige joined her as an honorable mention, leading the Lady Camels in blocks and hitting percentage. Her .362 hitting percentage was also good for third in the Big South.
Wilson had the best season of her career on the court, and excelled in the classroom as well. Wilson posted new career highs in kills per set, hitting percentage and blocks per set. She also boasts a 3.85 grade-point average as a double-major in Management and Sport Management.
Abby Bottomley of High Point was named the Big South Player of the Year, while HPU’s Ryan Meek was tabbed Coach of the Year. Grace Volk, from UNC Asheville, was picked as the Scholar-Athlete of the Year.