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November 19th, 2009
Three Bobcats go All-Southland

STAFF REPORT

Three Texas State volleyball players won spots in the All-Southland Conference teams announced Wednesday.

Senior outside hitter Jessica Weynand and sophomore middle blocker Amber Calhoun were named to the first team, while junior outside hitter Mo Middleton was placed on the second team.

Weynand, a native of Brenham, is on the first team for the second time. Weynand ranks fifth in the league in overall kills (344) and in kills per set (3.19). The senior is the 15th Texas State player all time to reach the 1,000 kills. She currently has 1,177.

Calhoun, a native of Houston, received her first All-Southland Conference honor. Calhoun leads the league in hitting (.353) recording 158 kills on 334 attempts, while also picking up a conference defensive player of the week nod this season.

Middleton is a native of Glendale, AZ. She earned a spot on the All-Southland second team in her first year as a Bobcat. She is second on the team in kills (278), to go with her 180 digs and 24 blocks, including four solo. Middleton has led Texas State in kills in four of the last five matches.

This is the third straight year that Texas State has had two or more players named to the All-Southland Conference teams.

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