Nov. 6, 2010

Courtesy of Christopher Newport Athletics

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -
The Christopher Newport University volleyball squad beat N.C. Wesleyan College in three sets to claim the USA South Tournament Championship for the fourth straight year. The Captains improve to 35-2 with the win while N.C. Wesleyan drops to24-11.

Set scores for the match were 25-15, 25-9 and 25-19.

Chelsea McClure (Montclair, Va.) and Caitlyn Jansen (Lorton, Va.) each had nine kills for the Captains while Bailey Jensen (Ashburn, Va.) added eight.

Jessie Heavenrich (Cambria, Calif.) had 32 assists, three service aces, two blocks and five kills. Heavenrich was named the Tournament MVP for her efforts.

The Bishops were led by Barbara DeRatt with five kills. Mackenzie Tingle had 17 assists and a service ace. Anna Hart contributed four kills, six digs and three solo blocks for N.C. Wesleyan. Kelly George had 16 digs and an assist.

Selected for the All-Tournament team from CNU were Caitlyn Jansen and Mary Horner. Also chosen were Anna Hart and Kelly George from North Carolina Wesleyan and Brittany Hunsucker from Greensboro.

All-Tournament Team
Caitlyn Jansen, CNU
Kelly George, N.C. Wesleyan
Brittany Hunsucker, Greensboro
Mary Horner, CNU
Anna Hart, N.C. Wesleyan

Tournament MVP
Jessie Heavenrich, CNU