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Wed, May. 30, 2012 - [LSU]

Vote for Nikki and Kenny for Performer of the Year!
Nikki Cheong, La Sierra women's volleyball. Nominated twice, won once. Cheong, a 4-foot-10 senior defensive specialist from San Francisco, averaged 2.37 digs per set and was a key performer for a program that blossomed in 2011, finishing 23-4 and reaching both the Association of Independent Institutions championship match and the NAIA national tournament.

Kenny Penn, La Sierra men's basketball. Nominated twice, won once. Penn, a 6-6 senior forward, averaged 14.4 points and 11 rebounds for the Golden Eagles, who finished 13-17 overall but 12 of their last 15 games and narrowly missed an Association of Independent Institutions playoff spot. Penn was named to the all-AII Division II first team and was the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference