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Sun, Nov. 13, 2011 - [Volleyball]

Samantha Arriaran was selected as the most outstanding player of the A.I.I Conference Tournament. Samantha led the Golden Eagles with 145 assists, 23 kills (.272), 5 set aces, 47 digs, and 4 solo blocks in 4 games.

Along with Samantha Arriaran, named to the all-tournament team were Mitchell, Degraff and May from CSUSM, along with Katie Zent and Sarah Becker from Jamestown College, Stephanie Kruggel from Dakota State University and Bethany Beckman of Arizona Christian.

Prior to the A.I.I Conference Tournament, Shelby Madigan & Samantha Arriaran were named into the All-Conference Team, both players have had an amazing season.

Shelby Madigan missed the first 5 games of the season due to injury. On her first game for this season, she had 18 kills against PUC. Madigan broke her career high in kills when she had 22 kills on a 3-1 victory against Johnson & Wales. Shelby averages 3.7 kills per set this season. She leads the Golden Eagles on kills with 274 kills (.245); she has 166 digs, 32 set aces, and 18 blocks.

Samantha Arriaran has play every in all 26 games this season, she averages 9.62 assists per set. She has 148 kills, 50set aces, 258 digs, 34 blocks, and she leads the team in assists with 875 assists. Samantha has recorded 12 double-doubles this season.

The Golden Eagles would like to Congratulate Shelby Madigan & Samantha Arriaran!