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Central ranks tenth in nation in academics
The 2011 CWC volleyball team is ranked tenth in the nation for its overall academic performance by the National Junior College Athletic Association and Region IX.
The Rustler volleyball program was led by Riverton athlete Keesa Rottweiler who was presented with the NJCAA’s Superior Academic Achievement award with a 3.83 GPA. Her teammates, Jaci Egley of Mountain View with a 3.79 GPA, Nichole Meline of Pocatello, ID and Rawlins athlete Kelli Mann, who both had 3.6 GPAs, were presented the NJCAA’s Exemplary Academic Achievement award. Region IX academic awards to Central’s volleyball team went to Rottweiler, Egley, Mann, Meline, Abigail Ehlers, Kali Howe, Andrea Molen and Kaitlyn Tracy. Preston Eaton on the Rustler men’s team also received the academic award from Region IX.
Awards to players and coach
Sheridan, WY – The Central Wyoming College Women’s Volleyball Team was awarded several awards by conference and region Officials. Rock Springs sophomore Courtney Patterson was selected All-Conference. Patterson was also selected to the All-Region IX team.
Rawlins sophomore Kelli Mann and Mountain View sophomore Jaci Egley were selected All Region IX Tournament Team.
Coach Tiffany Stauffenberg was selected as the Conference Coach of The Year.
“First off, I’m very honored to be selected for this award, but I had a great team and they did what I asked them to do. This award goes out to them as well for working hard and doing things in the classroom and community as well as on the court. The individual awards given to the team members were also very deserved. This was a special team and one that will never be forgotten,” Stauffenberg concluded.