Dec. 8, 2008
ASTON, Pa. -- After finishing 23-11 overall and earning the program's first PAC Championship and NCAA berth, players, parents, friends, coaches and administrators gathered to celebrate the team's success with a banquet on December 4, 2007 at the Schmidt Room in LLC-I honoring the 2007 women's volleyball team for their hard work during the 2007 season.
Julia Tarloski stood out as the on-court leader this year, finishing with 325 kills and 105 blocks. She was named 1st Team All-Conference and the team's 2007 Offense MVP. She was also honored Tuesday night for reaching the 1,000 kills mark in three years of play. Neumann is looking forward to her returning as a senior and continuing her success as a Knight. Also honored for achieving a 1,000 career milestone and a spot on the 1st Team All-Conference was junior Meghan Wilson who recorded 559 digs this season for a career total of 1,183. For her efforts Wilson was named the 2007 Defensive MVP.
Kristen Verone finished the 2007 season with 1,142 assists and the distinction of all-time assists leader totaling 3,256 career assists in three years with the Knights. Verone led Neumann with 57 service aces earning her a place on the 1st Team All-Conference. Honored by the coaching staff, Verone also received the Unsung Hero Award for her efforts in 2007.
Melissa Haines was honored with the Knights Award due to her hard work ethic and commitment to getting better and to improving the team. Lauren Sheehan brought home the Blue and Gold Award due to her positive attitude and ability to be a team player both on and off the court.
The final award of the night was presented to Lindsay Buckland who was awarded the St. Francis and Clare Award. This award, which is presented to the individual who made significant contributions to the well-being of the team in terms of attitude, improvement and leadership, is one of the highest honors to be given to a Knight.
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