NIC volleyball players named to All-Region teams

Several North Idaho College volleyball players were named to All-Region teams in Region 18 of the Scenic West Athletic Conference.
Freshman outside hitter Cintia Alessi of Curitiba, Brazil and sophomore setter Collese Dornan of Fife, Wash., were named to the All-Region first team.
Alessi was selected as the NJCAA Division I co-player of the week for Oct. 16-22 with teammate Melissa Merchant. She finished 10th in hitting percentage in SWAC play with .279, fourth for kills with 278 and fourth for digs with 298.
Dornan finished seventh in the SWAC for hitting percentage with .333 and fifth in the SWAC for assists with an average of 6.52 per game.
Freshman outside hitter Konae Purcell of Aiea, Hawaii was named to the All-Region second team. She finished seventh in the SWAC for kills with 214.
NIC head volleyball coach Bret Taylor was named the 2005 Coach of the Year.
Alessi, Purcell and Dornan were also named to the Region 18 All-Tournament Team following the Region 18A tournament hosted by the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls Nov. 11-12.

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Posted: Monday, Nov. 21, 2005

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