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The MAAC honored three Red Foxes at the 2013 Volleyball MAAC Awards - junior Mackenzie Stephens, Player of the Year; junior Brooke Zywick,...
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MAAC Honors Stephens, Zywick and Hanna as 2013 Award Winners of the Year

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Release: November 22, 2013
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POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) has named junior Mackenzie Stephens (Holland, Mich.) as the Player of the Year, junior Brooke Zywick (Garden City, Mich.) as the Libero of the Year, and Head Coach Tom Hanna as the Anaconda Sports Coach of the Year. The conference also announced its All-MAAC teams, honoring three Red Foxes to the First Team, and one to the Second Team. The 2013 Award Winners were named by the league’s head coaches.

Stephens ranks second in the MAAC with a .339 hitting percentage. She also ranks third in the league in kills per set with 3.39 and in points with a 3.91 average. Stephens was a member of the 2012 MAAC All-Academic Team and was also selected to the Preseason All-MAAC Team in 2013. She was named Player of the Week twice this season, on Sept. 23 and Nov. 19.

Zywick ranks 38th nationally with a 4.95 digs per set average on the season. In league matches, Zywick ranks second in total digs with 328 and second in digs per set with 4.90. She set the Marist College single season dig record with 511 on the year and was named Libero of the Week twice this season, on Sept. 9 and Nov. 19.

In his eighth season at the helm of the Red Foxes, Hanna led the team to a 14-4 conference record and overall record of 20-8. Marist put together a seven game winning streak to close out the season and win a share of the MAAC regular season championship title.

Senior Audra Brady (Allentown, Pa.), Stephens and Zywick were named to the All-MAAC First Team, while sophomore Courtney Shaw (Centennial, Colo.) was named to the All-MAAC Second Team.

The Red Foxes led the conference in award winners and All-Team honorees for the 2013 season.

The MAAC conference also named its 2013 Volleyball All-Academic Team, honoring nine Red Foxes for their performances in the classroom. To be eligible for the MAAC All-Academic Team, a student athlete must complete two semesters at their institution and hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 on a 4.0 scale.

Among the honorees were: Audra Brady (Senior, Communications); Marisa Gilbert (Junior, Digital Media); Grace Hill (Senior, Business Administration); Kelsey Lahey (Sophomore, Political Science); Gabby Lutjen (Senior, Criminal Justice); Gena Russo (Junior, Fashion); Courtney Shaw (Sophomore, Applied Mathematics); Mackenzie Stephens (Junior, Communications); Brooke Zywick (Junior, Political Science).

Iona College and Rider University led all MAAC schools with 10 student-athletes each.  Marist College was close behind with 9.  Canisius College, Fairfield University, Quinnipiac University, and Siena College each added 6 student-athletes while Saint Peter’s University added 5. Niagara University and Manhattan College round out our list by contributing 4 and 2 respectively.

Marist is set to compete as the second seed in the MAAC Tournament this weekend. The Red Foxes will take on No. 3 seed Iona n Saturday at 4 p.m. at Alumni Recreation Center on the campus of Siena College. The championship game will take place Sunday, Nov. 24 at 1 p.m. All three games of the tournament will be featured on MAAC.TV. Tickets are available for the 2013 MAAC Volleyball Championship at TicketLeap.

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