Friday, October 19th, 2007
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Versailles' Raterman grabs top individual MAC volleyball honor
  Versailles' Justine Raterman was rewarded for a strong senior season by being named the Midwest Athletic Conference's Volleyball Player of the Year by the conference coaches during their selection meeting for all-conference honors.
The 6-2 middle hitter/setter was fourth in the Grand Lake area with 3.75 kills per game and led the area with 2.23 blocks per game. Raterman was also recording 4.48 assists per game for the Tigers, who finished 22-2 and 7-2 in the MAC this season.
Marion Local, winning its first conference title in over 20 years, placed three players on the all-MAC first team with seniors Abby Niekamp, Megan Barhorst and Kristin Bergman.
Flyers coach Amy Steininger earned the MAC Coach of the Year award that goes to the conference champ's coach.
In addition to Raterman, Versailles was represented by Emily Bohman on the first team. New Bremen, 6-3 in conference play, also had two players on the first team with Taylor Jones and Jaclyn Dabbelt.
The 2007 Midwest Athletic Conference
Volleyball Team
First Team
Kelley Lefeld, Sr. MH, Coldwater; Kinsey Wenning, Jr. OH, Fort Recovery; Abby Niekamp, Sr. MB, Marion Local; Megan Barhorst, Sr. MB, Marion Local; Kristin Bergman, Sr. OH, Marion Local; Kara Monnin, Jr. S, Minster; Taylor Jones, Jr. S, New Bremen; Jaclyn Dabbelt, Jr. MB, New Bremen; Morgan Reineke, Jr. MB, New Knoxville; Marian Bevington, Jr. MH, Parkway; Justine Raterman, Sr. S/MH, Versailles; Emily Bohman, Sr. OH, Versailles.
Second Team
Marla Hess, Jr. S, Coldwater; Lindsay Reindel, Soph. MH, St. John's; Alyssa Winner, Fr. OH, Marion Local; Erica Fullenkamp, Fr. S/H, Minster; Lauren Ranly, Sr. MH, Minster; Michelle Griesdorn, Jr. MH, New Bremen; Anna Jaynes, Sr. Libero, New Bremen; Emily Crowell, Fr. OH, Parkway; Shelby Buschur, Jr. MH, St. Henry; Chelsey Kremer, Sr. MH, St. Henry; Brooke Mattingly, Jr. RS, St. Henry; Megan Campbell, Soph. MH, Versailles.
Honorable Mention
Coldwater: Ali Wenning; St. John's: Ashley Jettinghoff, Brittany Miller; Fort Recovery: Nicole Pottkotter; Marion Local: Katie Schulze; Minster: Erica Poeppelman; New Bremen: Stacy Timmerman; New Knoxville: Jena Braden; Parkway: Ashley Stose; St. Henry: Emily Post; Versailles: Shelby Shimp.
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